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March 5, 2006

Who Said That?

-- by Dave Johnson

During Nikita Kruschev's "secret speech" to the 20th Congress of the Communist Party, in which he denounced the "suspicion, fear, and terror" of Stalin's rule, it is said that someone in the audience shouted out a challenge, implying Kruschev should have done more: "Where were you?"

Kruschev was silent for a minute, and then demanded, "Who said that?" ... Silence.

Then, louder, "WHO SAID THAT?" ... Silence.

Then, pounding on the table, "WHO SAID THAT?"

After a long, nervous silence, Kruschev said, "THAT's where I was."

THAT is the atmosphere that Bush and the Right are creating in this contry.

Posted by Dave Johnson at March 5, 2006 3:26 PM

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