In the light of the hysterectomies being performed at ICE detention centers, this is weighing heavy on my heart today. Is Donald Trump a Fascist? A thread, using Umberto Eco's 14 Points from his essay Ur-Fascism. 1/15
#1. The Cult of Tradition
#2. Rejection of Modernism
#4. Disagreement = treason
#5. Fear of difference
#6. Appeal to social frustration
#7. Obsession with a "plot"
#8. The enemy is both too strong, and too weak
#9. Pacifism is trafficking with the enemy
#10. Contempt for the weak
#11. Everybody is educated to become a hero
#12. Machismo and weaponry.

Grab her by the pussy, amirite?
#13. Selective populism
And finally, #14. Ur-Fascism speaks Newspeak
Trump is a fascist, and these ICE camps are a fucking trial run for concentration camps.

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