Communism and Marxism are dead. Stalin and Mao killed over 80 million and did not make omelets despite the broken eggs. Castro and North Korea are not classless utopias but thugocracies run by megalomaniac dictators who the world prays will die any minute. The global Left knows that the Cold War is over and was lost by the Left, and that Eastern Europeans and Central Americans probably cherish the memory of a Ronald Reagan far more than that of a Francois Mitterrand or Willy Brandt.Do yourself a favor and read this column.
Saturday, February 05, 2005
Fabulous VDH piece
From National Review Online: this rip-roaring column by military historian Victor Davis Hanson, senior fellow at the Hoover Institute of Stanford. There are so many good bits from this column. Here's a choice one (emphasis mine):