In late 80s, Nobel Winning Economist Paul Samuelson asked if communist mass murders weren’t “worth while” given Soviet economic strength.
Communist violence of revolution/early-20s sanitized from history. “Stalin did it.” So todays commies think lack of violence caused Fascism.
“The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting.” ~Milan Kundera
Communists slaughtered nationalists en masse. For two generations, every manner of violence and non-violence was deployed to erase identity.