Kevin Passmore’s definition of fascism has ten characteristics split across five main areas. Donald matches or partially matches all of the characteristics.
Since taking office, Donald has become noticeably more fascist (in an authentic 1930’s, Benito Mussolini way), at least according to the characteristics that historian of fascism Stanley G. Payne researched and described.
March saw a marked increase in the amount of narcissism displayed by Donald, many more examples of his cluelessness about economics, and repeated attacks on the civil liberties of citizens, immigrants, and foreigners alike.
During the 2016 campaign, Donald told the nation exactly how horrible a person he is and how terrible a President he would be. In July 2017 there were at least 77 reported examples of Donald or his minions doing the horrible things Donald said he would.
As I expected, media reports that forced Michael Flynn to “resign” have Donald out for blood.
Rex: We need to stop the CIA from briefing the Electoral College. Donald: People are already saying I’m a tyrant. Won’t it look worse if I come out against an informed electorate? […]