Don't fool yourselves for one minute. The Republicans know exactly what they are doing.
Normally, an intelligent, well-informed society would see through such shameless attempts to scare the voters with threats of the Soviet Union. Didn't they break up when I graduated high school? Sadly, we live in Idiocracy. There are more than enough rubes to fall for this bullshit.
Keep your eyes and ears open, kids. We'll be hearing more about the Soviets in the coming months.