Thursday in Washington, D.C.
"Socialism violates three of the Ten Commandments," Shapiro told the crowd of mostly young activists and students. "Idolatry, because you're not supposed to worship government, you're supposed to worship God."
"It violates the prescription against theft, because socialism is indeed theft even if you vote for the theft," he said.
"And it violates the prescription against jealousy -- you're not supposed to envy your neighbor, you're not supposed to covet your neighbor's property," said Shapiro. "That's what socialism is about."