Whilst we routinely hear stern disagreement from many Conservatives about subsidy for the poor, they aren't very savvy about explaining so much Show-Me State corporate welfare shared generously with corporate political donors.
Fact is, there is no "pure" economic model in this world and we shouldn't forget that the Prez Trump family fortune was built by way of helping to provide government assisted housing.
Here's a more measured consideration:
SPRINGFIELD - The word "socialism" kept coming up at Missouri's largest annual gathering of Republicans, called Lincoln Days, ahead of the 2020 election. GOP speakers repeatedly warned the crowd of party activists and elected officials gathered in a Springfield convention center Friday and Saturday that Democrats were threatening American democracy as their party grows more comfortable with socialism.