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Townhall: A New Home in Vonnegut’s Venezuela

Kurt Vonnegut

Simon Bolivar weeps, but Kurt Vonnegut laughs — bitterly.

The sorry state of Venezuela, this weekend at Townhall.com. Click on over, then come back here!


It might have made more sense to select a Latin American writer, such as Vargas Llosa, as the touchstone to a piece about a Latin American political implosion, but some confessions must be made: Common Sense is more aware of Vargas than, uh, familiar with his work.

The final word of the column references a different satirist altogether: Sinclair Lewis, whose It Can’t Happen Here aimed to show that, yes, tyranny could come to the United States, too.

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