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Everyone is comparing Trump’s border policy to ‘Handmaid’s Tale,’ even the creator

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Spoilers ahead: If you haven’t watched Handmaid’s Tale, you’ve been warned. 

The Trump administration’s forcible separation of children from their families at the U.S. border has everyone comparing it to The Handmaid’s Tale — including Margaret Atwood herself.

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The author of the dystopian classic has pulled many of the narrative’s horrific happenings from history, and on Tuesday, Atwood acknowledged how believable Trump’s cruel border policy would be within the Republic of Gilead.

That is why I did not put anything into #TheHandmaidsTale that had not happened somewhere… including the snatching of children from their parents. Believable? Alas yeshttps://t.co/VGw8LkiCIV

— Margaret E. Atwood (@MargaretAtwood) June 19, 2018 Read more…

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