[PEN-L:34193] Tariq Ali on the Ba'ath Party

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Tue Jan 28 18:10:04 MST 2003

>"During this period I admired the hardness of the Communists' struggle
>against the French. I used to admire the toughness of the young men in the
>Communist Party. After 1936 and the assumption of power in France by the
>Leon Slum Front government, I became disenchanted and felt betrayed."

Heh-heh! Ali was not making some Trotskyist crack against the Popular
Front. My scanner turned Leon Blum into Leon Slum.

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