One of the commenters brought all this into context though with a great 1984 metaphor.
Even though The Party controlled every aspect of Oceania, they still managed to broadcast at least Two Minutes of Hate toward Emmanuel Goldstein. After years (possibly decades), ratings never dropped.This was the best and probably most realistic response to the post. After all, as triumphant as the left was in 1992 they never missed an opportunity to kick someone when they were down. Just go read a copy of “The Nation” from early 1993.