PolitiFact - No, Joseph Stalin didn't say this statement about elections
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Joseph Stalin was a dictator who ruled the Soviet Union for a quarter of a century, so it’s perhaps apropos that he shou

Kinda funny that westerners always call Stalin a dictator when he was elected through popular vote and was 1 of many committee members who led the USSR. I think people just assume that the USA’s government structure applies to every country. Because that quote is maximum projection lol.

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This is a real stalin quote: “In the bourgeois countries, it is not important how they vote, but how they do the counting.”

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/uj Candidate stacking is the biggest one tho really. It doesn’t matter how people vote, or who does the counting: the candidates have both been vetted and funded by capitalists.

Electoral College moment

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:D

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“It is enough that the people know there was an election,” begins a quote attributed to Stalin on Facebook on March 21. “The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything.”

Wonder what else Stalin would post on FB.

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Probably new movies he liked. Stalin liked the cinema a lot. Maybe his analysis of some new books and whatnot. Also 100% tons of political essays, and the comment section action he would get would be absolutely legendary.

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Even if it says something you agree with, never trust politifake or their ilk.

Once bitten, twice shy.

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I agree with their conclusion because they checked with numerous non-western sources and soviet archives before making their statement, not because I like what they say.

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