Survey: Majority of Americans not fond of socialism, AOC

Asked whether the free-market economy or socialism was better, 75 percent of likely voters chose capitalism, while 11 percent backed socialism, according to a Heartland Institute/Rasmussen poll…

“Despite the countless calls for more socialism among elites in media and Hollywood, Americans aren’t interested in adopting the same socialist policies that have led to mass poverty wherever they have been tried,” the Illinois-based nonprofit said in a statement released Wednesday, the Washington Times reported.

As for Ocasio-Cortez, who has become the face of socialism in Congress, 58 percent say they have a “somewhat” or “very” unfavorable opinion of the New York Democrat, while 37 percent have a “very” or “somewhat” favorable view of her.