Ed Driscoll

Notice He Says 'Safer,' Not Better 'Better Off'

But in any case, to paraphrase this question just slightly is to answer the original headline: “Is the World Really Safer Without Nazi Germany?”

See also: Robert Harris’ brilliant summation of the soft evils of detente.

And if sounds at first glance like too harsh an assessment of the implications of what Gorby is saying, just a reminder — here’s CNN’s workers’ paradise-style video look at North Korea last year: