“A Polish ex-Communist taught me a hard-earned lesson in the difference between bad and worse”

WALL STREET JOURNAL
Vote for the Czar, It’s Important
by Ruth Wisse
August 31, 2020

…There were three parts to the lesson—two that she spelled out for me, and a third that I have since added on my own.The first was the all-important political distinction between bad and worse. Czarism might have seemed intolerable, but the Communist regime proved crueler than the evils it had come to replace. The Communists had learned from their time in czarist prisons to make conditions harsher, torture more painful and deadlier. When weighing political options, never assume that change is for the better. READ MORE SUBSCRIPTION CONTENT

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