In his classic novel “1984” George Orwell writes about a Big Brother government that creates politicized euphemisms to reinvent reality.
In his classic novel “1984” George Orwell writes about a Big Brother government that creates politicized euphemisms to reinvent reality. / Signet edition book cover (1954)
In his classic novel “1984” George Orwell writes about a Big Brother government that creates politicized euphemisms to reinvent reality. / Signet edition book cover (1954)

Orwell might say a euphemism a day keeps the truth at bay

April 06, 2016 05:01 PM

UPDATED April 11, 2016 09:08 AM

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Victor Davis Hanson is a Tribune Content Agency columnist. He is a classicist and historian at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, and the author of “The Father of Us All: War and History, Ancient and Modern.” Email: author@victorhanson.com.