WHO SAID IT: DONALD TRUMP OR VERNON DURSLEY?

for Book Riot

Obsessed with money and appearances. Dislike of anyone who doesn’t look like him. Inability to listen to reason. Xenophobia. Bootstraps. Fascinated by big shiny, automobiles. Once you start comparing Donald J. Trump and Vernon Dursley, the similarities are uncanny. Don’t believe me? Try to guess which villain made which of the following statements.

  1. “Capital punishment isn’t uncivilized; murderers living is.” 
  2. “No need to tell us he’s no good. Look at the state of him, the filthy layabout! Look at his hair!”  (continued)

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Katie MacBride is a freelance journalist, essayist, and co-founder and associate editor of Anxy magazine. Her work has appeared in Rolling Stone, Vice, Playboy, and The Daily Beast, among other publications. Follow her on Twitter: @msmacb

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