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The Real Meaning of Soviet
Agitprop in Jay Carney’s Kitchen

PJ Media, by Oleg Atbashian

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Posted By:StormCnter, 4/15/2014 4:42:19 AM

As soon as the photograph of Soviet propaganda posters in Jay Carney’s kitchen hit the Internet, right-wing pundits began to draw conclusions about White House Press Secretary’s ideology, morals, and political leanings. It was as if things that a man merely places on his walls and looks at day after day can be any indication of his life choices. If that were so, the meals in Carney’s kitchen would also probably match the menu of the place and time of the posters. His family would be living on a diet of beets, gruel, occasional rat, and thinly sliced boiled jackboots, which

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: GreatGreyhounds, 4/15/2014 5:58:31 AM     (No. 9811068)

Sorry Oleg! Most people decorate their homes with objects they admire. Take a look at the pictures in your home! I, for one, don´t have a picture of Our Dear Reader hanging up anywhere!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: MissMolly, 4/15/2014 6:02:30 AM     (No. 9811072)

Atbashian is being facetious, #1. Read the article.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: uno, 4/15/2014 6:30:25 AM     (No. 9811080)

I sorta like the Julia Louis-Dreyfus version with the McDonalds menu tattooed on her back...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: GKC fan, 4/15/2014 7:40:09 AM     (No. 9811145)

Jay Mr. Politics. Nothing to see here, folks.
Obama brought up the birth certificate again.
Haven´t seen that much fruit since we had POWs
banqueting in Nam. Happily their numbers still sink.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: varkdriver, 4/15/2014 7:43:31 AM     (No. 9811149)

Why does this NOT surprise me? I realize they are both fluent in Russian and lived there, but it still bothers me.

I want a poster of President Reagan at the Brandenburg gate giving a message to Mr Gorbachev.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Udanja99, 4/15/2014 8:12:13 AM     (No. 9811186)

#5, we have a framed signed photo of Ronaldus Magnus riding his white Arabian horse on display in our house.

We also used to have a circa 1984 election poster of Nicolae Ceaucescu from our years in Romania, but we only brought it out for special occasions, like Halloween. Otherwise, it stayed in the basement.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: web, 4/15/2014 8:35:14 AM     (No. 9811215)

"...the political elites lived in luxury, abused power, prosecuted the opposition, and ruled the country by means of executive orders." Yes, believers in socialism should be REQUIRED to subsist on a diet of beets, gruel, rat, and boiled jackboots; just as environ-mentalists should have to live in mud huts with running water or electricity. I´m sick of elitists living in mansions telling us how we should live; how we should share the wealth while they grow rich.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: bugboy, 4/15/2014 9:10:22 AM     (No. 9811264)

Left wing liberals have a love affair with soviet totalitarianism. They seem to think that Che and Mao were good old boys and Kim Jung Un loves his family.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: enuf8, 4/15/2014 9:29:56 AM     (No. 9811299)

IMO the writer is Not being facetious but is more than less trying to belittle the writings of anyone who would say the framed prints might reflect their beliefs; whether they were selected with a conscious or sub-conscious thought pattern.

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