Nikita Khrushchev banging his shoe at the U.N. How quickly we forget.
I remember when Khrushchev threatened America, “Your grandchildren will live under communism.” He must’ve had a subscription to the New York Times.
Two years ago, this alleged newspaper rekindled its long love affair with communism by celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution, one of the chief calamities of the 20th century.
And last week an audience of Democrats booed Michael Bloomberg for timidly suggesting, “Communism doesn’t work.”
Have we forgotten how deliriously happy people were when their countries’ communist regimes collapsed, all over the world? There’s still China, North Korea, Cuba, and a few other places. But people rejoiced at the destruction of the Berlin Wall and the sudden death of the Soviet Union.
It wasn’t that long ago. Surely someone on the Times must remember it.
Unless maybe they all get their brains wiped from time to time.