“For me, Modern Warfare 3's plot makes its signature turn around the bend when Russia invades Europe. As in, all of it. Simultaneously. Now, I've never invaded Europe, except for that one time, but I would think that's a project you might want to stagger out a bit if you haven't forged an alliance with any galactic empires lately.”
"By cloaking themselves behind an impenetrable wall of secrecy (almost like a veil, or curtain, made of some kind of metal) Russia freed America's imagination to fill in the many blanks with details that were 10 times worse than reality. According to the movies, Russia was ahead of us on everything — space, missiles, sexy women spies, you name it — and at any moment they were poised to burst out and destroy us. Or break us, as the situation may require. When they tore down that wall, as Reagan had asked them nicely to do, it was a huge letdown to find out our invincible adversaries had been basically eating their shoes to keep from starving. Shoes they had to wait in line to buy in the first place."
"Commander! You've rained on my glorious parade! For this, I'm sending everything I got at you, but I won't let you have the satisfaction of catching me. I'm escaping to ONE PLACE THAT HASN'T BEEN CORRUPTED BY CAPITALISM... SPAA-AACE!!"
It's impossible to get decent Chinese takeout in Beijing, Cuban cigars are rationed in Havana, and that's all you need to know about communism.
— P.J. O'Rourke, Give War a Chance
"pa sa all the mess is due to gran. actually all the mess is due to the Russians, who are rotters."
A. Corrupt the young. Get them away from religion. Get them interested in sex. Make them superficial, destroy their ruggedness.
B. Get control of all means of publicity and thereby: 1. Get people's minds off their government. Get them interested in sex, books and plays and other trivialities...
By psychopolitics create chaos. Leave a nation leaderless. Kill our enemies. And bring to Earth, through Communism, the greatest peace Man has ever known."
—Rules For Revolution (1946), They Never Said It: A Book of Fake Quotes & Misleading Attributions
"Yes, wherever bicycles are broken or menaced by International Communism, Bicycle Repair Man is ready! Ready to smash the communists, wipe them out, and shove them off the face of the earth!... [voice rises hysterically] Mash that dirty red scum! Kick 'em in the teeth where it hurts! Kill! Kill! Kill! Filthy bastard commies! I hate 'em, I hate 'em! AAAUUUUUUURRRRGH!"
Annie: Who'd want to kill Mr. Warbucks?
Grace: The Bolsheviks, dear. He's living proof that the American system really works and the Bolsheviks don't want anybody to know about that.
Annie: The Bolsheviks? Leapin' lizards!
— Annie (1982 film version)