Yes. Yes he DID.
I have wondered if Mr Orwell was a time traveler who came forward, and then went back to write, or just a very astute observer of human nature and historical cycles.
Either way, yes, he nailed it.
Has anyone been following what's going on with the Albertan government's Anti-Climate War Room? They're calling their propagandists "journalists," but their job is to deliberately obfuscate. They have no concept of journalistic integrity.
And, by the way, they used a multi-million-dollar fund designated to help Alberta's economy diversify away from resource extraction to fund it.
A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.
-Robert A. Heinlein