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"Arsenidze says that sarcasm of a most brutal kind was Stalin's chief
weapon of attack. He was a raging anti-Semite, and liked to introduce
lengthy attacks against Jews into his speeches. What Stalin. seemed to
like most about the BolshevikpParty was that it included fewer Jews
than the Menshevik party. 'It exasperates Lenin that God sent him such
comrades as the Mensheviks!' Stalin used to say, according to
Arsenidze. 'Martov, Dan, Alexandrov -- they are nothing but
uncircumcised Jews! So is that old baba Vera Zasulich! Go and work
with them! You will find that they won't fight and there is no
rejoicing at their banquets! They are cowards and shopkeepers! The
workers of Georgia ought to know that the Jewish nation produces only
cowards and people who are no use at fighting!'" (Payne, Robert. The
Rise and Fall of Stalin. New York: Avon Books, 1966. pp 110-111)

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