Fascism 101

April 23, 2009

For those of you confused about what makes Obama a fascist, Adam Serwer of American Prospect explains:


There’s been a lot of talk about “fascism” lately, what with “fascist” becoming the GOP’s word of choice to describe the president. In the midst of heated political rhetoric, sometimes things can get a bit confusing. So I’ve written a brief, helpful guide for understanding what is and isn’t fascism.

The following things are fascism:

Universal health care coverage
A 39% top tax rate
Boosting funding for voluntary national service programs

The following things are not fascism:

Idenfinite detention without trial
“Disappearing” suspected criminals
Warrantless surveillance of American citizens”

Any questions?


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: