Trump and his supporters seem to desperately want to be the villains out of an Orwell book. Except, well, they never learned to read or appreciate books in the first place. Hence, the problem.
“We are totally going to be like the bad guys from 1984!”
“Yeah, so now I guess we have to, like, read 1984?”
“We can find it. We can just go to, um, a library? Maybe? I dunno.”
“I don’t…I don’t…You know, I’ve never been to one before. Sounds scary.”