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Stakhanovites of deliberative democracy — thanks for that one.
But compared to the dolce vita of central Europe, we are up there among the Stakhanovites.
Then we pretend to be shocked when they respond just like Stakhanovites in a Soviet factory, turning out more and more of shoddier and shoddier product.
The Soviet Union was not just made up of political leaders, Stakhanovites, shock workers and cosmonauts.
The problem isn’t that we need people to turn into utopian citizens, Stakhanovites of deliberative democracy eager to sink their teeth into every issue.
So long as we labor like Stakhanovites, over and above the norm, that victory will be ours.”
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