There is just no way to describe this without a smirk and a chuckle. When you read how some of New York’s Russian immigrants (who know Soviet-style Communism all-too-well) are aligning with Republicans—because they view Democrats’ policies to be too similar to the failed policies of their homeland—there is just something richly ironic there. However, when you read how their never-met-a-Marxist-she-didn’t-love Democrat legislator reacts to be having her party compared to Soviet Russia, now that is just over-the-top funny […]
Not so funny, however, when you’re forced to live under the policies enacted by our Democratic Politburo. This story reminded me of the inept lawyer who waxed indignant when a prosecutor called his client a thief. “My client is no thief,” protested the aggrieved attorney. “He’s an embezzler.” Similarly, if we continue to elect socialists and Marxists taken to traveling under the sobriquet “Democrat”, we may find ourselves, in the not-too-distant future, regaling each other with the same sort of jokes that were once popular in the old Soviet Union:
Q: Why isn’t there any flour for sale?
A: Because they’ve started adding it to the bread.