Funny thing about those who rise on the shoulders of the proletariat. They always seem to enjoy being rich. Why is that?
The “winner” is Mao. Stalin and Hitler round out the top 3.
Probably the last post on this we’ll do on the “Nazis are socialists” debate for a while, but this essay comes from Jonah Goldberg, the author of the book Liberal Fascism so we’ll include it.
I’m not one for the whole “The Department of Education is full of communists” bit. But quoting Mao on a kids website, a guy who is directly responsible for the deaths of between 40-80 million people, does not help one’s case.
We have written often about China and the cronyism which seeps into every corner, every nook and cranny, of the Chinese economy. It is The Ultimate Crony Capitalist State.