Posted by Peter Ceresole on January 31, 2013 at 01:49:15 user PeterC.
In Reply to: Re: Nancy based on Lenin?! posted by Mike Jones on January 30, 2013 at 13:26:45:
Not to mention Franco and Mussolini!
Certainly. Very bad news if they killed you or your family, but really small change compared to the million-slaughterers Stalin and Hitler.
Obviously, there were circumstances not entirely unlike those of today, which helped despairing populations accept these demagogues. Good growing weather for totalitarians. Fortunately nowadays we have memories, and nuclear weapons, to preserve us from casual wars. Nukes frighten even fanatics...
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