Compassionate Jackboot

Michael Totten quotes John Derbyshire in the context of Cuba:

Wherever there is a jackboot stomping on a human face there will be a well-heeled Western liberal to explain that the face does, after all, enjoy free health care and 100 percent literacy.

Here’s the Derbyshire piece that’s from. It was written in 2000, but will always, I fear, be relevant.