19 September 2010
"To Dan La Botz of Clifton, the argument raging between conservatives and liberals over whether President Barack Obama and the Democrats in Congress are sliding the nation toward socialism is one that misses the point. La Botz, the Socialist candidate for U.S. Senate in Ohio, believes that if there is a slide, it hasn't gone far enough.
'Today we are trapped in a capitalistic system, with its booms and busts, its recessions and depressions,' La Botz wrote on his campaign website, danlabotz.com. 'We need to construct an alternative. That alternative is democratic socialism, a society where people control the political and economic system for the good of all....'"