And a man in the crowd sneezed. Stalin asked: who sneezed?
No one responded. Stalin says to one of his KGB cronies ‘walk up to the crowd, and shoot everyone in the front row.’ So the guy shoots everyone in the front row.
‘Now’, Stalin says, ‘who sneezed?’ Again, no one responded. ‘Shoot everyone in the second row’, so everyone in the second row gets shot.
Stalin, getting impatient, asks again: who sneezed? A man in the middle of the crowd slowly raises his hand, and in a whimper of a voice says ‘me’.
Stalin looks out into the crowd and sees the man with his hand up and says,