A friend recently forwarded an article that announced that the D-Day museum in New Orleans was displaying a bust of Joseph Stalin. I thought, "No way, no way, no way." How UTTERLY inappropriate. A picture of Stalin at Tehran and Yalta with FDR, or at Potsdam with Truman--fine. A picture of American and Soviet troops meeting at the Elbe? Fine. Zhukov shaking hands with Ike? Fine. But a bust of the 20th century's 2nd most prolific mass murderer--give me a freakin' break!
Ironically enough, back in Stalin's home country of Georgia, the government there is finally taking down a bust of Stalin, 57 years after that old monster's death. (Maybe they managed to sell it to some REALLY dumb people in Louisiana???)