"The media are, like Dexter, so often the cause of the problems they’re investigating." — Winston Rowntree
The rule here is simple: If you are invoking 1984 in a country in which 1984 is available for purchase and can be freely deployed as a rhetorical device, you likely don’t understand the point of 1984.
Newsweek’s Michael Moynihan splashing some cold water on those who are crying 1984! over the recent NSA revelations. (via nedhepburn)