So they’re dedicating a statue of Stalin at the National D-Day Memorial in Virginia. In other words, a memorial dedicated to one of freedom’s great missions in the 20th century will honor one of its great enemies. Lee Edwards of the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation has condemned the choice.
I don’t have much patience for Stalinists or their lackeys. A number of years ago, I wrote on the Post Office’s decision to issue a stamp of Frida Kahlo, the artist who adored Stalin. I think this was my first piece for the Wall Street Journal‘s Taste page, which was new-ish at the time.