To the problem of different opinions political science offers two solutions, idealism and realism. Idealism: different opinions should not exist. Realism: different opinions do not exist.
In ’37 Stalin made a hash
Of party loyalists and army brass.
Decimation: One in ten are shot.
What’s the word when one in ten are not?
WAR IS PEACE
FREEDOM IS SLAVERY
IGNORANCE IS STRENGTH
DIVERSITY BRINGS US TOGETHER
The point of a special day for airing grievances is that all the other days are not.
No representation without taxation.
Successful pedagogy requires the right students; successful governance, the right populace.
The cure for any political ideology is to be governed by it for a while.
All vandals belong to the same party.
It is almost no time at all between not being permitted to dissent and not being permitted to abstain.
Professing communism never saved a kulak, and professing Nazism never saved a Jew. Only the religious fanatics are that sporting.
Pas d’ennemi à gauche eventually begets pas d’ennemi à droite.