Bernie supporters love the idea of socialism in the U.S. – but how much are they willing to pay for it?

Bernie supporters love the idea of socialism in the U.S. – but how much are they willing to pay for it?
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[Ed. – Can’t somebody else do it?]

Nearly 7 million Americans have already cast a primary ballot for Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders in the 2016 Democratic presidential primary, hoping, in part, that the self-professed socialist would make their lives easier with programs like near-universal healthcare and free college for all students.

The only catch is that they want someone else to foot the bill for everything.

Vox recently conducted a study ,with the help of the polling firm Morning Consult, to determine how much more supporters of the Vermont Senator would be willing to pay in taxes in order to enact his healthcare and college proposals.

The study found that more than half of all supporters would not be willing to pay more than $1,000 annually for his “Medicare-for-All” healthcare, or $1,500 for free college.

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