Many liberals check their minds at the door when anyone yells “Fascist.” Such knee jerk reactions are typical of rednecks and right wingnuts, who typically need only hear “socialism” to bring them into lock-step opposition to the most benign social program or safety net.
But the Pavlovian response seems in full bloom with the more intellectually challenged of our Democratic brothers and sisters,
Most people couldn’t define fascism if you handed them an encyclopedia. According to that well known fascist, Benito Mussolini, the Italian dictator, fascism is the merger of corporate and government power. By Mussolini’s standard, America is already a fascist state. The less than informed seem to think fascism is blowhard rhetoric and stiff-arm salutes.
Most who oppose Trump haven’t a clue as to his actual positions on anything. Most opinions about Trump have been carefully crafted by media talking heads and political pundits. Ironically, the very same…
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