FAST FIVE: Pictures From Your Socialistic Future
When those conflicts are inescapable, he finally spirals into angst and despair as he comes to fully comprehend the horrors of socialism.
Kristian Niemietz, in “Socialism: The Failed Idea that Never Dies” laments that: “The not-real-socialism defence is only ever invoked retrospectively, namely, when a socialist experiment has already been widely discredited.
Richter anticipated this dynamic wonderfully as his protagonist undergoes this arc personally as he narrates his story.
And further, that: The Main Street banks were never in danger.
When socialism comes to America it will be under the well worn banner “this time is different”, because it will be ostensibly democratic socialism, even though we know now from the text of the New Green Deal bill not to hold our breath for the “democratic” part.