Really worth reading.
Important to remember that KGB Vlad remains KGB Vlad.
"If it is conventional wisdom that the Nazi Holocaust was worse than
the Soviet Terror, you would at least think earning the silver in the
Devil’s Olympics would earn something more than feckless wordsmithery
and smug eye-rolling from journalists and intellectuals."
instead of Sochi these games were in Germany, and suppose the organizers
floated out the swastika while NBC talked of the “pivotal experiment”
of Nazism. Imagine the controversy."
"But when the hammer and sickle float by, there’s no outrage. There is only the evil of banality."
That is an outstanding turn of phrase from Mr. Goldberg. Really well done and of course, so true.