On the Right, Elmer Gantry edged out Mussolini and the handsome guy from Sears & Roebuck menswear catalogs ran a close third.
For the Left, Beria squeaked past Trotsky but Nikolai Yezhov sank without a ripple.
Yessirree, any color of future you want -- as long as you wanted "bleak." But at least they're narrowing down the choices, right?
Today's vocabulary word: "sharashka." Remember, that's what you want, not the regular gulag, so be sure and eat all your calculus!
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