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To: monkeywrench
The key is "ex". Time changes things and people.

Uh-huh. All those apparatchiks came around and saw the light and the errors of their ways - NOT.

Russia is very much back on its way to being a one-party state, and Putin is cultivating a very Stalinesque cult of personality. And he's using the terrorist attacks against his country as an excuse for further consolidatiing his power.

7 posted on 11/03/2004 5:08:52 PM PST by inquest (We have more people patrolling Bosnia's borders than we have patrolling our own borders)
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To: inquest

Oh, horse feathers! There are plenty of lefties there, as here. They work together. Putin is on the outside like Bush is. He is getting hit for the same reasons.


12 posted on 11/03/2004 5:19:10 PM PST by monkeywrench
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To: inquest
Russia is very much back on its way to being a one-party state, and Putin is cultivating a very Stalinesque cult of personality. And he's using the terrorist attacks against his country as an excuse for further consolidatiing his power.

And that's *exactly* what Democrats say about Bush!


"Like Josef Stalin - and Kennedy - the cult of personality."
Lenny Kravitz
34 posted on 11/17/2004 1:57:38 AM PST by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (Give Them Liberty Or Give Them Death! - Islam Delenda Est! - Rumble thee forth...)
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