Margaret Atwood just lately posted a secret message on social media with “I instructed you so” mug after the US Supreme Court docket reversed the long-held Roe v Wade determination final month.
Atwood is understood for her dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Story revealed in 1985. It depicted a fundamentalist, patriarchal and white-supremacist US the place girls had no rights in any respect.
On Monday, the Canadian creator reacted to the US ruling on abortion rights as she posted a photograph of herself holding a mug bearing the phrases, “I instructed you so” on social media.
“Espresso in Nova Scotia with appropriately sloganed espresso cup,” she wrote within the caption.
Following this publish, netizens hit again on the creator for her witty message as one consumer stated angrily, “You must rethink this. It seems smug and celebratory at a time when thousands and thousands of American girls are terrified for the longer term. I actually hope you are not this individual.”
One other retorted, “My impending doom shouldn’t be your viral tweet.’
Atwood cleared up about her mysterious message on Tuesday, saying that folks had been “misreading her publish”.
“My goodness, a few of you might be good at misreading!” she remarked.
“To be clear: when Handmaid’s Story got here out in 85, there was disbelief. I assumed a religious-right takeover was attainable within the US, and was Loopy Margaret. Untimely, however sadly too shut. That doesn’t make me pleased,” she added.
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