Trotsky's prose

Justin Schwartz jschwart at freenet.columbus.oh.us
Thu Feb 15 14:11:27 MST 1996


When I was at Princeton and Cambridge I knew some revolutionary
socialites, including at least one Red deb. We can't choose our parents,
after all. --Justin

On Thu, 15 Feb 1996 glevy at acnet.pratt.edu wrote:

> > > ...., is your understanding that followerrs of TRotsky are called
> > > Trotskyists (not "ites")?
> 
> All those who call Trotskyists Trotskyites should at least be consistent. 
> They should call themselves, for example:
> 
> -- revolutionary socialites (!)
> -- communites
> -- Marxites
> 
> and possibly;
> 
> -- Leninites
> -- Maoites
> 
> Who do you know that likes to be referred to as an ite? (maybe some 
> socialites).
> 
> In politics it is a derogative term. If any supporters of Stalin refer 
> again to Trotskyites, I think we should refer to them as Stalinites.
> 
> Former Trotskyist, former Leninist,
> 
> Jerry
> 
> 
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