The Corner

Fuhrer Furore

There will never be a satisfactory answer to the question of which monster was the more appalling, Hitler or Stalin, and it’s a largely pointless line of enquiry anyway, but if you want to test the proposition that there is still a strange lack of outrage over Communism’s savage past, ask yourself this. If today’s ‘disclosures’ (true or otherwise) had revealed that, nearly thirty years ago, Schwarzenegger had admired aspects of Stalin’s career, rather than Hitler’s, would there have been quite so much of a furore?

And if not, why not?

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