Communism being normalized in Middle America
Clark Coleman writes:
A Pennsylvania high school band celebrates the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917.LA replies:
I’ve previously mourned the fact that after the demise of the U.S.S.R., the entire history of Communism and of the Cold War against Communism was thrown into the memory hole in this country (see this and this). Americans who have received their education in the last 20 years have no more knowledge of Communism than they do of the dark side of the moon. And one of the results of this shameful blotting out of history is that it allows the left to start promoting and normalizing Communism without serious resistance.
I’ve said to my friends and relatives so many times in the past several years that they are communists that you wouldn’t believe it. But I always make a distinction I haven’t yet seen at VFR or elsewhere. I tell them that (1) communism is a natural human characteristic that Western civilization has always struggled against, and (2) that what they think I mean by communism is the Soviet equivalent, which is untrue.Stuart S. writes:
The 95th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution will be the day after Barack Hussein Obama is re-elected President of the United States (given the incredibly inept campaign Mitt “Dukakis” is running).
Posted by Lawrence Auster at September 27, 2012 04:48 PM | Send