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Stalinist Stamp

That Robeson stamp is not the first time our government has decided to honor someone of this politcal cast, by the way. Two years ago, another repugnant Stalinist, Mexican artist Frida Kahlo (not even an American, for crying out loud), also won the honor of appearing on a stamp.

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.

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