There was one bad thing about the fall of the USSR: We lost a very visible bad example of big centralized government.On the bright side, Stossel does have this to say:
With Washington now turning to central planning to “fix” healthcare, clean the environment, and “create” jobs, it’s helpful to have role models of failure. They remind citizens of the politicians’ arrogance.
For the young, the example of the Soviet Union resonates less and less.
Monday, November 09, 2009
The Blank Wall
John Stossel nails the true meaning of the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall: