Sunday, 10 August 2014

In Passing

Speaking of ‘‘good intentions’’


Where is the Gulag Anne Frank?  Where is the Marxist Willie Loman?  Where is the thrilling melodrama of the Katyyn Forest survivor who, post war, hunts down his father’s killers?  There were huge crimes committed by Communist regimes but for the most part they have passed unnoticed.  The execution of Sacco & Vanzetti inspired far more drama, protests, and coverage than the contemporaneous murder of millions of agricultural workers in the Soviet Union.
You’d think our chattering classes were embarrassed or something...

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