Skip to comments.Ivan Drago Hates Socialism
Posted on 03/23/2012 11:09:59 AM PDT by OddLane
Ivan Drago. He was the soulless, socialist automaton of our 80s imagination, threatening to smash Americas Apollo Creedian hubris under his monstrous fists.
This week, the man who played perhaps the most iconic Communist character of 80s cinema (Sorry, moustachioed dudes of Red Dawn) reflected on why he left his home country for America in an interview with Adam Carolla. Swedish-born Dolph Lundgren, already a karate champion, came to America as an engineering student. Somewhere between MIT and martial-arts tournaments, he became a body guard for Grace Jones, was photographed by Andy Warhol, and got cast as a virtual unknown by Sly himself.
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I know several people who were born in Sweden and moved to the US in their 20s or 30s. Every one of them absolutely hates Socialism and hates the fact that America is moving towards it.
The only people who like socialism have never lived under it.
Yngwie Malmsteen too.
“Drago, the American is small and veek. Destroy him.”
What a pep talk!
Dolphies, most diplomatic, message to Socialism: