They found that 20% believe socialism is better and 27% are not sure.
But the scary part of the poll is when they break the numbers down by age.
"Adults under 30 are essentially evenly divided: 37% prefer capitalism, 33% socialism, and 30% are undecided. Thirty-somethings are a bit more supportive of the free-enterprise approach with 49% for capitalism and 26% for socialism. Adults over 40 strongly favor capitalism, and just 13% of those older Americans believe socialism is better."
These numbers have got to be a result of the several factors, including the education children have gotten and the lack of historical perspective that young people often have.
I can only conclude that we've stopped teaching the consequences of socialistic economic systems in school - that such systems have failed every time they've been tried. Or that such systems are touted as equally valid under the moral relatively viewpoints. Or that such systems result in 'social justice' and are therefore to be desired for promoting 'common good' over individual responsibility and achievement.
Perhaps this difference in opinions by ages is to be expected. They old saying goes that if you aren't liberal when young, you have no heart and if you aren't conservative when older, you have no brain. Maybe, as they grow older, become investors (who choose capitalism by a 5-to-1 margin), and have the perspective of world history, they will change their minds.
One can only hope.