Saturday, July 28, 2018
One of the differences between International Socialism (Communists) and National Socialism (Nazis), besides the nationalism, is that no one every says, "of course it failed but that's because no one has really tried actual national socialism."
(not my original thought but I can't find the source)
...and that the principle means of subjugation is slaughter and terror by any means practicable, from execution to deliberate starvation of the reluctant population. Which tactics may be currently suspended in most (but not all) geographic locations as a result of international attention, but remain in the toolbox for use when opportunity returns.