At a Party meeting, the Party leader addresses the audience: “All of you will be hanged tomorrow. Do you have questions?”
The Party leader: “I will repeat the question. Tomorrow you all will be hanged. Does anybody want to say anything?”
A timid voice is heard from the audience: “Shall we bring our own rope and soap or they will provide it to us?”
This was a Soviet anecdote of the 70s.
The world of Quisling’s followers, barbarian colonizers, and a submissive, or at best frightened, murmuring herd — this is the Western Europe of the 21st century