After all, Maple Street isn’t unique. To an extent, we’re seeing this same story playing out in the United States and around the world. This is just one of the many examples Serling was ahead of his time.
Yes, I know the next election is a long time from now, and the narrative could be completely different by then. President trump could see even greater resistance from within his own party. Of course, Robert Mueller hasn’t released his report on the Russia investigation yet. So when you enter the voting booth in November 2020, think about what you’re voting for. Are you voting for a person? A cause? A party? Here’s a thought: just vote for your fellow Americans.
Then watch the full episode on Netflix. It holds up well.