Ain’t no party like a Communist Party ’cause a Communist Party don’t learn from tragically obvious historic precedents

Today marks the 192nd birthday of the author of the most complete system of analysis ever devised, which fails to take into account only human nature—Karl Heinrich Marx.

Might that we all follow the good man’s own example and declare,

If anything is certain, it is that I myself am not a Marxist.

-letter to Eduard Bernstein, 1882

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