Being Cruel and Pretending You’re Not

Adam Serwer’s ‘The Cruelty is the Point’

A collage suggesting a bullfight. A matador walks and spreads his arms near a bull. Pink thumbprints of what may be blood.
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In 2018, Adam Serwer wrote a popular essay in The Atlantic called “The Cruelty is the Point.” It explained Trumpism. The title alone carries the point. In 2021, he released a good essay collection, using The Cruelty is the Point as the title.

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