Wednesday, July 19, 2017

On Ben Shapiro's Belief that if the U.S. Had Only Supported the Whites with More Fervor In 1917, the Bolsheviks Would Have Never Been Able to Rise to Power and the Deaths of 40,000,000 People Could Have Been Averted

He's probably correct but as is often the case with folks of this ilk (neocons on the right, progressives on the left) he doesn't tell you what happened before; NAMELY, that if the British and Americans hadn't badgered and bribed the Russians into maintaining their participation in WW1, all of the chaos and dislocations that that war produced wouldn't have happened and the Bolsheviks could have easily been defeated (the fact that even well-funded insurgencies tend to fail in stable societies).......I mean, it's kind of like walking into "The Manchurian Candidate" fifteen minutes into it and.......  

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