Liberals Must Be Proud, ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ New Book Coming Soon, Based On Trump Era

It looks like Margeret Atwood, author of ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ plans to cash in on the sudden interest in her three-decade-old book by writing a sequel. In recent news, liberals used the main focus of Atwood’s book {The handmaids) to make a statement during the Kavanaugh case in what turned out to be a bizarre nationwide protest.

The book, called “The Testaments,” seems to be less a continuation of the main character, Offred’s, story, and more of a collection of testimonials given by “Handmaids” trapped in (or escaped from) the post-apocalyptic fictional world of Gilead, where fertile women serve as forced surrogates for the barren wives of the country’s despotic administration, According to The Daily Wire.

“Dear Readers, everything you’ve ever asked me about Gilead and its inner workings is the inspiration for this book,” Atwood wrote on Twitter. “Well, almost everything! The other inspiration is the world we’ve been living in.”

The book is due out in September of 2019.

Atwood never mentions President Donald Trump by name as an inspiration for picking up the tale decades after she left off, but the book is clearly a means to capitalize on the sudden resurgence of interest in the 1985 “feminist classic,” according to the BBC.

The Handmaid’s Tale” novel, which differs in some ways from the TV show, presents a world in which women are forced into various roles including as child-bearers for infertile, elite couples. The novel was adapted for TV in 2017 by the streaming service Hulu.

Since the show began, many women activists have used the handmaid’s uniform of a red dress and white bonnet in political protests. One group of women stood in the costumes outside a congressional confirmation hearing for Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh that featured testimony by him and Christine Blasey Ford, who testified that he had sexually assaulted her when they were teenagers.

Since then, protesters have used those red robes and white hats to protest Vice President Mike Pence, the Golden Globe, and have pretty much adopted those characters in an attempt to appear ‘oppressed’.

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