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As a coping mechanism, dystopias offer a vaguely realistic reminder of what one should fight against without the problematic need to do something about it.
Herbert Croly, founding editor of The New Republic, saw Il Duce’s Italy as “a political experiment which aroused in a whole nation an increased moral energy and dignified its activities by subordinating them to a deeply felt common purpose.” A TNR editorial, likely penned by Croly, told readers to avoid “measur[ing] the political actions of another country by one’s own standards and values.” Charles Beard, an influential American historian of the 1920s, saw Fascism as “more like the American check and balance system” that would work out “in a new democratic direction.” During World War II, Life magazine called Stalin “Uncle Joe” and said the NKVD (which later became the KGB) was little different from the FBI.
The defenders of these vile regimes all ignored contemporaneous reports of what life was really like there.
His new book, From Benito Mussolini to Hugo Chavez, is a continuation of his earlier work as it dissects the ideas and biases of intellectuals who idolize totalitarian and authoritarian dictators.
While such writers and thinkers spared no outrage when exposing the sins of their own Western countries, they continually devised mind-boggling justifications and apologia for men who daily did far worse.