Big Brother Bush?

September 1st, 2002 – 9:47 pm
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“As President Bush wages his war against terrorism and moves to create a huge homeland security apparatus, he appears to be borrowing heavily, if not ripping off ideas outright, from George Orwell. The work in question is 1984, the prophetic novel about a government that controls the masses by spreading propaganda, cracking down on subversive thought and altering history to suit its needs. It was intended to be read as a warning about the evils of totalitarianism — not a how-to manual.”

An excellent piece on the always interesting, this article takes a look at the parallels between the policies of President Bush and the chilling version of the future laid out by George Orwell.

Read the whole thing here.

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