Derek Cressman
4 min readJun 11, 2019

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“It Can’t Happen Here,” — Until it Does. A Review of the novel by Sinclair Lewis

In the 1935 political novel It Can’t Happen Here, author Sinclair Lewis paints a frightening realistic picture of how authoritarianism could fall over the United States. As we’ve watched the Trump administration rule over the past two years, there are some poignant similarities but also some key differences.

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Derek Cressman

Hell bent on overturning Citizens United. $$≠free speech. Author, advocate, dad, husband, and very amateur banjo player.