His work and legacy, not the man. The Stalinism of the Left at work eating its own. Of a piece with the leftist erasure of history via the destruction of monuments and statues. Leftists share this nasty tendency with Muslims with whom they work in cahoots, consciously or not. Muslims are well-known for their iconoclasm, hostility to the arts, and destruction of cultural artifacts.
The trouble with iconoclasm is that all parties can play the game.
Mass-murdering communist regimes are responsible for some 94 million deaths in the 20th century. Why not then destroy all the statues and monuments that honor the likes of Karl Marx, V. I. Lenin, Fidel Castro and all others who either laid the foundations for or carried out mass murder?
You understand, of course, that I am not advocating this. For one thing, the erasure of history would make it rather more difficult to learn from it. For another thing, there would be no end to it. Why not destroy the Colosseum in Rome? You know what went on there.
Or how about St. Robert Bellarmine, S. J. ? Should paintings and statues of him be destroyed? He had a hand in the burning at the stake of the philosopher Giordano Bruno!
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