Jingoism and attacking our allies as foreign policy. Family separation and crimes against humanity and an ICE police state as immigration policy. Actual fascism. June’s 140 unique instances of loathsome behavior were some of the worst in a year of tracking Donald’s horrible behavior.
In 1994 I learned a set of characteristics that apply to authentic fascists and under what conditions they can come into power. Based on this definition, I said Donald was a fascist before the 2016 election. Since he’s been in office, the evidence in support of that contention has grown much stronger.
Forget “presidential,” Donald’s State of the Union address met the most categories of horrible words and deeds (22 out of 51 tracked) of anything Donald has done since I started tracking his horrible behavior last July.
October 2017 saw Donald and his minions say or do at least 138 horrible things.
For some reason it’s OK to slap a bumper sticker on your car that identifies you as a “Proud parent of a US soldier,” but it’s not OK to be proud if your child is a teacher, a government bureaucrat, or a sanitation worker.
Donald, Independence Day, a baseball game, and fireworks proved to be a recipe for cognitive dissonance.
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