Wednesday, March 1, 2017

"Childish Things"

My latest for on how J.K. Rowling as a Social Justice Warrior on Twitter no longer seems to share the values she espoused as an author of Harry Potter.

Here's the link and title: Childish Things


Am I the only one to see the parallel between the press’s treatment of Donald Trump (although no angel), using disinformation and falsehoods, and the actions described in the series of books by the Wizard government, embodied in the ministry, using their press to spread lies against Harry Potter? In the denouement of the series, the Ministry of Magic “reaches a nadir of corruption before being effectively taken over by Lord Voldemort,” the villain of the series. And what is Voldemort’s modus operandi in the series finale? He establishes a totalitarian police state.