BizPac Review
The 1935 Novel ‘It Can’t Happen Here’, Obama, And Why It Did

Dr. Norman Berdichevsky

It Can’t Happen Here was a best-selling satirical political novel by Sinclair Lewis published in 1935. It aroused considerable controversy when published and in the years leading up to World War II.

The plot featured the account of a crusading newspaperman, Doremus Jessup, struggling against the newly elected fascist regime of President Berzelius “Buzz” Windrip…