Ed Driscoll

Yeltsin Would Have Chuckled, I Think

Before Boris Yeltsin passed away, he would have been amused at how long the Soviet Union’s existence seemed to linger on in the minds of nostalgic liberal journalists. Two weeks before MSNBC’s very public meltdown in judgment last week, Frank Martin noticed this mental holiday from whoever writes its Website’s headlines. But hey, fair is fair–the Internet headline writer over at Dan Rather’s CBS believed that the Soviet Union was in existence less than three years ago!