JUST LIKE STALIN?

JUST LIKE STALIN? It has become fashionable of late to compare one’s political opponents to Stalin, Hitler, and the Facists. Today is the 50th anniversary of Josef Stalin’s death. The next time you are tempted to compare a Western political figure to Stalin, remember this and this. (links via RCP)

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James Joyner
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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.