Yevgeny Yevtushenko

‘Why is it that right-wing bastards always stand shoulder to shoulder in solidarity, while liberals fall out among themselves?’ Yevgeny Yevtushenko

May 11, 2009 · 1 min read

‘Why is it that right-wing bastards always stand shoulder to shoulder in solidarity, while liberals fall out among themselves?’ Yevgeny Yevtushenko



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