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Trump at CPAC in 2013. Gage Skidmore photo via Flickr

Yes, Trump Is a Fascist — Here’s the Checklist

The Donald is a unique threat to American democracy

War Is Boring
Oct 11, 2016 · 11 min read
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Feature one — cult of tradition
Feature two — rejection of modernism
Feature three — action for action’s sake
Feature four — resistance to criticism
Feature five — fear of difference
Feature six — appeal to a frustrated middle class
Feature seven — obsession with plots
Feature eight — ‘everyone is better off than us, but I can fix it’
Feature nine — life is permanent warfare
Feature 10 — contempt for the weak
Feature 12 — machismo
Feature 13 — selective populism
Feature 14 —Newspeak
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War Is Boring

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