Tuesday, February 11, 2020

"Stalin is Not the Man You Think He Is"

Steve Sailer writes:
"Mr. Jones"
An upcoming movie about a good journalist (James Norton as Gareth Jones, who broke the story of Stalin’s Ukraine famine) and a bad journalist (Peter Sarsgaard as Walter Duranty, who won the Pulitzer Prize for covering it up):


(ht LRC)


  1. Looks good!
    But how did it get a good review from the Guardian??? I bet they'll fix that.

    1. The Guardian gave it a good review because "that's not real socialism."

  2. It does look like a good movie but the lead quote suggests that the problem is Stalin rather than the system that propelled him to power. That may explain why the Guardian seems to be in favor of the movie. They gave up on Stalin as an appropriate communist leader long ago.