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Ok. If you want to know what fascist propaganda is, let this be your exemplar.

This is a celebration of state violence against citizens in the name of nationalism.

This is it. Stop looking for other signs. This is it right here.
Let me break this down.

First: We start with 9/11 imagery. This evokes pain, trauma and anger.

Second: The scene immediately shifts so that the flag image carries those emotions over to to the protesters. They are designated the enemy for this spot.
Third: The spot needs a hero. That hero can't be white so they use a Brown person. They make him a steely cop looking down the enemy (US Citizens upset with their government)
Fourth: The spot montages so that you understand that Cops = America = Military = Sacrifice = Standing for the Anthem at Football Games.

All of these are the same and have the same enemy. American citizens upset with the government.

And they deserve to be beaten.
Fifth: The final image is cropped so that the idea is that each police officer is overwhelmed by an entire mob and is willing to sacrifice his life and go down fighting to defend...

...the state forces of government from US citizens.
The point of the spot is to take all the pain and frustration left in America about 9/11 and channel it into hostility against the millions of Americans who stand up to reject authoritarianism.

And it does that by glorifying police, and military -- painting them as victims
There are no foreign enemies in this spot.

There are no terrorists. No dictators.

This spot is Armed Forces vs Unarmed US Citizens and is rooting for the former.
This was of course retweeted by the personal attorney to the President of the United States.

No more warnings.
No more predictions.
No more idealism.

Just make sure you get tight with your local community. They will be all you have. And you will want to be a team.
Get to know your neighbors.

Invite them for dinner if it's safe.

Make sure you have a place to go if things turn left.

Make sure you have emergency communication protocols for your loved ones.

Pay attention to your community.

Work cooperatively.
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