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Salon - Conservatives Try to Convince Themselves “The Handmaid’s Tale” Isn’t About Them

The right-wing punditverse is very huffy about the new series based on Margaret Atwood’s theocratic dystopia novel

Keith A. Spencer’s original title was Watch these conservatives do mental gymnastics to convince themselves “The Handmaid’s Tale” isn’t about them, however, it would not fit, which is too bad, because its perfect! Personally I haven’t been watching the new “Handmaiden’s Tale” series, nor have I read the original novel, …

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