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WATCH: The View Melts Down as Meghan McCain and Joy Behar Slug it Out Over Socialism

Meghan McCain and Joy Behar descended into a shoutfest on Tuesday when they debated the merits of Democratic Socialism on The View.

The talk began when the ladies discussed whether the political rise of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a sign that the Democratic Party as a whole is moving further to the political left. As they discussed how Ocasio-Cortez’s views fit in with broader liberal thinking, McCain said she wants more Democratic Socialists running for political office…because she thinks they’ll “lose spectacularly” to conservatives.

McCain pointed to how socialism ruined Venezuela, saying no country has ever benefited from the ideology and anyone who says otherwise should pay huge taxes to the government. When Behar tried to push back, the conversation plunged into chaos as McCain continued to say she was “petrified” to see socialism being normalized in America.

It all went downhill from there.

Watch above, via ABC.

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