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They All Faced the Same Way

Reading Kevin Williamson’s piece today, I had a memory. Writing about the East German Communists, Kevin says, “They told the subjects of their totalitarian rule that the Wall was built to protect socialism from the evils without, but of course it was designed to stem migration out of East Germany.” When I was coming of age, learning about the world, trying to figure out what was true, Caspar Weinberger said something arresting.
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