"I gradually became disenchanted with Marxism by visiting many of the countries that had tried to shape their societies to conform to its doctrines. I was disillusioned by the realities I saw in
socialist countries the USSR, Eastern Europe, China, Cuba, etc," Stauder told The College Fix via email.
"I came to recognize that socialism doesn't work, and that its revolutionary' imposition inevitably leads to cruelty, injustice and the loss of freedom," the professor continued. read more
He laid waste to a field of straw men, cable-TV pundits and the always-evil "partisan rhetoric," by which he means anyone who disagrees with him. It was a striking display of personal anger and pent-up grievances -- and a total failure of leadership during a national crisis. read more