“Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. And the process is continuing day by day and minute by minute. History has stopped. Nothing exists except an endless present in which the Party is always right.”
― George Orwell, 1984
And to bring us up to date (and be sure to read below the video for a more recent update–and perfect case in point):
Think it can’t happen here?
And to bring us up to more recent date (Sept. 27, 2020) the irony of the YouTube video being scrubbed is delicious….a perfect and fitting case in point.
YouTube video URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=7NLwvTtemkE&feature=emb_logo