Orwell's review should be required reading for everyone. Yes, it proves how smart and elegant of a writer Orwell was, and also how terrifying it would be for any 1940 thinking person who is observing the events in Europe.
Whereas Socialism, and even capitalism in a more grudging way,
have said to people “I offer you a good time" Hitler has said to them
“I offer you struggle, danger and death,” and as a result a whole nation
flings itself at his feet.
Can the EU stop a dictator from emerging now?