Useful Idiots by Mona Charen
How Liberals Got It Wrong in the Cold War and Still Blame America First

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his book is a perfect example of how today's liberals have completely rewritten history to cover up their own role on the wrong side of the Cold War.
 

About Mona Charen

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Mona Charen's column on politics and culture is syndicated in more than two hundred newspapers. Before becoming a columnist and television commentator on CNN's Capital Gang, Charen wrote speeches in the Reagan White House for Nancy Reagan and worked on the presidential campaign of Jack Kemp. After graduating from Barnard College, Columbia University, she began her career in journalism at National Review magazine. She lives in Virginia with her husband and three children.
 
Published November 1, 2001 by Regnery Pub. 308 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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Syndicated columnist and CNN commentator Charen offers a moral indictment of those public figures—politicians, entertainers and professors—who, she says, stubbornly refused to see communism for what it was: a brutal, dictatorial death machine.

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Vogue magazine, apparently immune to shame, ran a fawning profile of the dictator’s wife, “a rose in the desert.” “Asma al-Assad,” Vogue told its readers, “is glamorous, young, and very chic — the freshest and most magnetic of first ladies.” Along with fetching views of Asma, Vogue featured shots...

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Glancingly, Mona Charen has mentioned her 2003 book Useful Idiots: How Liberals Got It Wrong in the Cold War and Still Blame America First.

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I discuss what Lenin called “useful idiot” syndrome in today’s column.

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I intend to do everything that I can when we get back to the States to make sure that normalization with our relationship with Cuba is given proper consideration both within the House of Representatives and the neighborhoods of America.” Here’s the Black Book of Communism again on treatment ...

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Similarly, when Syrian dictator Hafez Al-Assad (the butcher of Hama) died and was replaced by his son Bashar, the New York Times offered a highly sympathetic portrait of the “shy, young doctor.” The Times noted that expectations of the younger Assad were high, because, in the words of a member of...

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