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In Animal Farm, why does Squealer support Napoleon?

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Squealer supports Napoleon because he recognizes and loves power.  Squealer and Napoleon have their own mutual admiration society.  It exists because Napoleon makes rules and laws that benefit the pigs and Squealer, being a pig, has no problem reaping the rewards.  Squealer carefully and shrewdly recognizes that Napoleon is more concerned with power and control than Snowball is.  Within this, Squealer casts his lot with Napoleon, as he recognizes that between a power challenge between the two pigs, Napoleon will win.  At the same...

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