Stephen Harper attacks the ‘evils of communism.’ But what of the victims of capitalism?

Prime Minister Stephen Harper launched into a full-on attack on the “evils of communism” at a fundraiser on Friday for a monument to its victims: “During the 20th century, communism’s poisonous ideology and ruthless practices slowly bled into countries around the world, on almost every continent,” Harper said.

The evening’s event aimed help raise money for Tribute to Liberty, which aims for a permanent memorial in Ottawa to communism’s “hundreds of millions” of victims.

You can hear the full speech below. 

Oh, and if Harper’s speech makes your head explode, we have the antidote: you can read an argument in support of a monument to the victims of capitalism here.