For John, BLUF: Millions dead, for what? Nothing to see here; just move along.
An Opinion Piece by Mr Jonathan Brent, in The Old Gray Lady.
This isn't just about Vladimir Lenin's use of terrorism to manage the crisis of the Soviet Union at the end of World War I. It is also about Joseph Stalin and his use of terror in the 1930s and again in the early 1950s, including the "(Jewish) Doctors Plot".
Hat tip to the InstaPundit.
Regards — Cliff