Yes, those people in the former Communist countries knew that they were lied to. The problem here is that a lot of CNN and other MSM consumers have no idea they’re lied to. Tried to show a CNN watching friend a video with a different view. Didn’t want to see it. Mind you, I have other highly educated low-information voter friends. I stay away from political discussions. You can lead a horse to water, etc.
Grania, Melania is Slovenian and Roman Catholicism is the most common religion there. That she speaks Serbian (or Serbo-Croatian) is not surprising. That language was the official language in Yugoslavia, and although in the same Slavic family of languages, is quite different from Serbian (or Serbo-Croatian). I agree with you that it should be no surprise that she also speaks Italian.
Your olive cheese puffs remind me of the Brazilian cheese puffs (pao de queijo) that I recently ate at a Brazilian restaurant. I couldn’t stop myself. So yummy! I’ve since made them with success from the recipe below.