Russian immigrants see communism in dems

Reply Tue 18 Jan, 2011 09:37 am


...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:...

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Reply Tue 18 Jan, 2011 09:51 am
This is just one of those pieces that the unsophisticated can easily misinterpret.

When I was in college in Detroit during the late 1960s, the school and the community were both full of Cuban exiles. They were largely conservative, many of them pugnaciously so.

While many were intelligent and academically capable -- something that can not often be said of the American right-winger -- they here as exiles because they were on the right.

So what?
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