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  •  Well, Rall speaks from experience. (9+ / 0-)

    I mean, as we all know, he, too, was placed in charge of a nascent democratic state after decades of captivity as a political prisoner, during a period (the waning years of the Cold War) during which every liberal democratic nation on earth was pressured into aggressive, market-driven "reforms" -- and unlike all those other slackers, he managed to turn it immediately into a social democratic utopia.

    ....oh, wait -- you mean that didn't happen?

    Nothing requires a greater effort of thought than arguments to justify the rule of non-thought. -- Milan Kundera

    by Dale on Sat Dec 07, 2013 at 11:17:00 AM PST

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