The good doctor takes a prominent French communist to task over more nonsensical, utopian thinking over at The Critic. Communism apparently still lives on in certain quarters even after its bloody and notorious failures of the past century.
Does Mélenchon’s ridiculous use of a superlative epithet matter? I think that it does. When people are convinced that nothing worse can exist than that which they already experience, they do not stop to consider even the possibility that a policy advocated to release them from their “hell” might actually make things worse for them.