that the American, and general western liberal elites in the media, politics and academia
get when they
contemplate all the actions of Mikhail Gorbachev--the man they
credit with bringing peace to the world, mostly since they hate Ronald
Reagan (That cowboy!) too much to credit him with the fall of the Soviet Union. Whether or not they
see that development as a bad thing is another story in itself...
A Gorbasm, ladies & gentlemen, is fake. A Gorbasm is a phony feeling
of bliss and euphoria. Mikhail Gorbachev was credited by the media, and by many liberals in this country, with preserving the peace and security of the planet threatened by warmonger
Ronald Reagan, and with bringing freedom to Eastern Europe
and what used to be the Soviet Union.
To me, the Reagan defense buildup showed that we could maintain
a world-class defense and a first-class
economy, and the Soviets crumbled
trying to keep up.
The time for worldwide jubilation was the day the USSR
disintegrated. Gorbachev’s ouster has given the best
reason in the world to have that one final, but sincere, Gorbasm. For now that the communist regime
has imploded, there truly
is a chance for lasting