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Umberto Eco identified 14 typical features of fascism. At least 10 of them have manifested themselves during the brexit process (use of lower case 'b' intentional): thread >>
1. Cult of tradition:
2. Cult of action for action's sake
3. Disagreement is treason
4. Fear of difference
5. Appeal to social frustration
6. Obsession with a plot
7. The enemy is both strong and weak
8. Machismo and weaponry
9. Selective populism
10. Newspeak/Impoverished language:
"Brexit means Brexit"
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