Now here’s something to cheer up fellow lefties:
The above video is a genuine advert made by the Greek Communist Party (the KKE). Watch it and all the way through. It isn’t very long and you will be rewarded at the end. It is worth it, it really is.
I recently read that during the Napoleonic wars attempts were made in parts of Continental Europe – then under a British naval blockade which restricted (amongst other things) the supply of sugar from the West Indies – to extract sugar from Sycamore trees on the basis that the Sycamore is, after all, a form of maple. Horrifying.