Bernie's Utopian Nightmare

Bernie’s Utopian Nightmare

Bernie’s Utopian Nightmare

Bernard Sanders‘ appeal among young people has focused on the supposed benefits a socialist society can give them: free education, free health care and a government-mandated “living wage.” But his vision for a socialist utopia flies in the face of reason — and the sad saga of socialism in Europe.

Mr. Sanders‘ latest missive accusing Sen. Mitch McConnell of denying pensions to coal miners in Kentucky, West Virginia and Pennsylvania typifies a fervent belief that the government can cure all ills...