Yes, socialism in all flavors is something that sounds great, especially to youngsters. That's because the young haven't yet learned enough knowledge and logic to see that it's a chimera, a mirage. It has never worked and never will, because it violates human nature.
The problem with this, of course, is that sooner or later you run out of other people's money. And then the system (1) backs away from socialism, (2) completely breaks down, or (3) goes full totalitarian.
Despite what President Obama said on his trip to Cuba and Argentina, there is a HUGE difference between capitalism and socialism.
Socialist illogic has showed up multiple times in the current presidential campaign. Here's an outstanding example.
I find it shocking that that people can reach such heights with no concept of either basic economics or human nature.