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Useful idiots

Posted by ESC on May 27, 2003

USEFUL IDIOTS - "The term 'useful idiots' has been attributed to Lenin, as a description of those mindless people in the Western democracies who would always finds ways to excuse whatever the Society Union did. Columnist Mona Charen's new book, 'Useful Idiots,' shows that such people are still with us." From "Exposing the 'Useful Idiots,'" a column by Thomas Sowell, Creators Syndicate, Inc., in The Courier Journal, Louisville (Ky.), May 27, 2003.