Skip to main content

View Diary: An ideological realignment driven by demography (130 comments)

Comment Preferences

  •  So you think it was less blindness (1+ / 0-)
    Recommended by:

    and more overestimation of their control of their base?

    Seems plausible. While Hitler and Stalin had enough power to convince their minion to shoot their own neighbors in the head, if they had ordered their soldiers to treat Jews and kulaks with respect several years into their reign they would have been drug out of their beds and tortured to death in the streets for betraying the cause. Hatred and resentment is funny like that.

Subscribe or Donate to support Daily Kos.

Click here for the mobile view of the site