Ed Driscoll

STALIN'S OBIT THEN AND NOW

Jeff Brokaw has a link to his 1953 obituary in the New York Times, which is as close to necrophilia as the Times as ever come.

And Andrew Sullivan has a link to The Onion’s “1953” Stalin obit, which he describes–quite accurately–as “better than the New York Times’“.

Meanwhile, ABC News’ Peter Jennings yesterday, reported that “more than 3,000 people met today at the Soviet dictator