Dictator Robert Mugabe Is What Happens When A Country Falls for a Charismatic Socialist


The misery Zimbaweans experienced isn't new or unique. Anyone who has lived under Mao's China, Castro's Cuba, Kim's North Korea, and Maduro's Venezuela can tell you they shared similar life experiences. Mugabe wasn't the only charismatic socialist who ruined a country and the lives of millions. Socialism has failed everywhere and every time.

Mugabe's life should remind us not to be fooled by someone who promises to give us everything and to better our lives in every way. C.S. Lewis warned that "a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. ... Those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end, for they do so with the approval of their own conscience. They may be more likely to go to Heaven yet at the same time likelier to make a Hell of earth."

Mugabe certainly turned a once-prosperous country into a hell on Earth. Let's not give any socialist in our country any chance to ruin our lives.

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