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Daily Beast Hails ‘Alarming Relevance’ of Anti-Trump ‘Misery Porn’ in ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’

Posted on 30 April 2018

<p>The TV drama <em>The Handmaid's Tale </em>-- airing on the streaming service Hulu -- is the darling of Hollywood, winning a batch of Emmy awards for portraying a cartoonishly cruel Christian theocracy that is “eerily resonant” with what Trump voters would do if they could. The show's creators are so committed to scaring people about Trump that <em>USA Today </em>complained that "Season 2 verges on misery porn."</p>