A few others have noted Newt Gingrich's adoption of George Orwell as ideological precursor, and pioneering opponent of socialism, as well, strained.
But what I think is odd is that he felt the need to distort Orwell at all. Did Orwell lend heft to his argument? Is his word especially persuasive to the throngs at CPAC?
Even Rush - Rush says Trump is caving on his border wall.
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