In the early 1930s, Stalin instituted the terror famine which killed upwards of seven million people. Then, in the Great Terror of the purges, where it seemed everyone and his mother was going to Siberia, Stalin said, "Life has become gayer, comrades; life has become more joyous."
I think my last sentence is the operative principle here.
I now have the dvd, Dreams from my Real Father, and that dvd shows BHO's overbearing Communist upbringing.
Are we in the worst economic times since the Great Depression? No citizens! Don't you know that Life has become gayer and life has become more joyous? /sarc
Read the “The Great Famine” by Robert Conquest.