Conservatives have been railing on Bernie Sanders for his association with the term socialism. As a self-professed Democratic Socialist, Sanders is an easy target for their hype-driven fear mongering. As people get to know Sanders, and see his policies in action, they’re deciding that the term socialist may not be as daunting as they once portrayed it to be.

In this segment, Richard Wolff talks with Laura Flanders about the normalizing influence Bernie Sanders is having on the term socialist.