Fascism is an autoimmune disease. Under the banner of patriotism it hates its nation and people and oversteps all civilized limits in its zeal to bring about fundamental change, whatever the damage.
Well, yes, now consider American political life. There’s one lot who are – roughly enough – stating that most things are or were recently about OK and perhaps we should concentrate on the occasional detail to possibly make them better.
There’s another lot rioting in the streets demanding that the entire system is rotten and that absolutely everything must change immediately because racial justice, saving Gaia, equity and the iniquity of the system.
Now, who is the autoimmune disease here? We’re sure it’s the Republicans, are we?