widely reviewed, reviled, and literally discounted campaign memoir, What Happened, is her take on George Orwell's 1984. Most readers interpret the novel as imploring us all to be skeptical of those in power. Clinton argues that authoritarianism is bad not because it tortures and kills people but, well, because itThe most eye-catching aspect of Hillary Clinton's
sow[s] mistrust towards exactly the people we need to rely on: our leaders, the press, experts who seek to guide public policy.
In that vein, we're happy present to you some other, lesser-known interpretations of classic works by Secretary Clinton.
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Huxley introduces an intrepid government that uses innovative technology and policies to control its people. The wonder drug soma isn’t just widely prescribed, it’s free under universal health care. So. Brave.
The “firemen” in Bradbury's uplifting tale aren’t just admirable, selfless public servants. They are damn good at incinerating inconvenient books, documents, and other printed materials, leaving absolutely no trace behind.
In this distant world, everyone is forced to go by the same names. Really shows how keeping your maiden name shouldn't be such a gosh-darn big deal, let alone cost your stupid husband the governorship. Also something about individuality.
The Giver outlines a utopian society that learns to forgive and forget. Look, the past is painful, right? So why don’t we all just forget about what happened to what consulate where on whose watch and instead focus on the future?
In this novel by Joseph Heller, the protagonist faces a classic dilemma: If you occupy a foreign country to fight insurrections, then the local countrymen will love you just so much there won't be any insurrections left to fight!
If there’s an enduring message in Fitzgerald’s beautifully written story set in 1920s’ New York, it’s simply that wives always ultimately do best when they stand by their husbands, as Daisy does when she rejects Gatsby and stays with Tom Buchanan. Also, that stronger gun control and swimming-pool regulations can save lives.
Rochester lives a perfectly decent life when everything is overturned by an unruly servant on his private estate. Guess what I’m trying to say is: Beware of private servers when it comes to the estate department.
This gorgeous romantic comedy tells the delightful story of Penelope, whose philandering husband leaves home and doesn't come back for 20 glorious years.
It’s a tale as old as time. Boy meets girl... You know the rest! ;)
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