Yes, it can happen here.
It is happening.
The modern American fascist era opened with this speech: “Our country is in serious trouble. . . When Mexico sends it’s people . . . they’re bringing crime. They’re rapists. . .”
In a liberal democracy, the government’s purpose is to improve the lives of the people. When the government spends money, it’s to create jobs or improve healthcare and education, etc.
Fearful people are fine with the fascist leaders controlling the nation’s wealth and resources. yahoo.com/news/exclusive…
The fascist creates a static world: people stop thinking about how to improve their futures. They want to fight the enemy. They're happy knowing they are better off then their enemies.
This is why Trump lurches from crisis to crisis.
Some of the crises seem to endanger Trump.
"Look what he did now! He's going DOWN!"
Don't be fooled. That's to pull his enemies into the story.
But if we try to tell them, they won’t believe us. We’re the enemies. We’re the liberals.
Yes, America has a long history of fascism. We could start this with the KKK, or Gingrich, etc.
But it seems to me the "modern era" kicked off by Trump's speech marks something new.
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