Russell Grinker wrote:
> >. . . Vanguard is hilarious. A typical headline is CHINESE
> >STALINISTS BLOODY HANDS OFF FALUN GONG!
> How about this on the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan:
> "Hail the Red Army!"
The headline is only moderately hilarious if one considers the relative conditions in Afghanistan under Soviet occupation and under the Taliban. While the Red Army of the 1970s might not be much to "hail" -- it has since become something that many people quite reasonably miss.