ORWELL SHRUGGED 

ORWELL SHRUGGED

"The charges of the hysterics are revealed for what they are: castles in the air built on misrepresentation, supported by unfounded fear, held aloft by hysteria." So said Attorney General John Ashcroft, visiting Memphis to promote his juiced-up version of the genuinely terrifying Patriot Act. It has yet to be determined if Ashcroft's prose may be considered an act of verbal terrorism.

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