My hope is that the book reads better than this Slate article, but you be the judge of each.
Ask a Ukrainian about what governments can and will do to those they dislike.
Or a Pole.
Or a Hungarian.
Or a Byelorussian.
Or an Estonian.
Or a Latvian.
Or a citizen of the Confederate States of America.
Or any of the scores of millions of "enemies of the state" who were scourged and starved by their betters for the greater glory of collectivism.
Do you understand yet?
We - in this time and in this place - are not immune from that which has been done to countless others since the rise of homo sapiens.
Many Americans just
Good luck with that.
You are going to need it.