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Liberalism’s Orwellian Children

vickielant Wrote: Nov 03, 2012 6:59 PM
George Orwell's book 1984 has been on my mind for many many months now. Four more years of this adminstration will bring us closer to the prophecy of that satirical yet chilling novel.

With Halloween now in our rearview mirror, I find myself recalling when it used to be such a pleasant and harmless affair, with images of Peanuts characters dressed as witches or paper-bag shrouded scamps or hobgoblins (whatever they are) trudging from door to door, emitting the obligatory “Trick or Treat,” knowing that the tricks were non-existent and treats were plentiful, sometimes even nutritious? Can’t get scarier than that.

You can, of course. Halloween has since degenerated into a witch’s Sabbath of severed heads, bursting entrails, walls dripping blood—in fact, everything sort of oozes blood these days—all in a grotesquerie of...