Marx’s own mother, I learned from Johnson, said she wished her freak show of a son “would accumulate some capital instead of just writing about it.” Moreover, the great historian informed us that Marx “never set foot in a mill, factory, mine or other industrial workplace in the whole of his life,” steadfastly abjured invitations to do so, and denounced fellow revolutionaries who did. He never let a fact or a glimmer of reality stem the flow of poison from his pen. He had no money because he refused to work for it, then cursed those who had it and didn’t share it with him
Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Well-deserved praise …
… Paul Johnson: Committed to Truth for Its Own Sake - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics.