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How do you insult the Soviet Union and get away with it? Make them animals! (No one will ever know.) That was George Orwell's plan, and it worked. He was able to insult Marx, Lenin, Stalin, and Trotsky, all while masking them as barn animals—which really is an insult in itself. Would you like to be compared to a pig?

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