He would live to see the walls come down all across the world. A process no doubt hastened along by his relentless mockery of communism as something both barbaric and laughable
The commissar in the Soviet Union, who went out into one of those state collective farms, grabbed the first worker he came to. Said, How are the crops? Oh, he said, the crops have never been better, just wonderful. He said, how about potatoes? Oh, he said, comrade commissar, if we could put the potatoes in one pile they would reach the foot of god. And the commissar said, this is the Soviet Union, there is no god. He said, that’s alright, there are no potatoes.