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February 27, 2017



It is worth recalling that there were those who suggested that the US was on the way to being a fascist state under George W. Bush:


He is now praised by Guardian:


I don't think the same will happen with Trump, but it is clearly important not to go over the top in criticisms of his administration.


Here is something by Norman Geras which is relevant in the present context:


Jib Halyard

You don't need to compare Trump to Hitler to conclude that he is an uniquely unfit president.
A closer match would be with Hugo Chavez, who also won an election and also didn't seem to understand economics or constitutional niceties.


Agreed. But, of course, some on the Left are never going to attack Trump along those lines.

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