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13117045, To a degree, maybe. And Trump is a pretty big step.|
Posted by Backbone, Mon Jan-23-17 12:13 PM
But the US aren't really there yet. A huge protest like the women's march would have been impossible (or way, way more violent) under full fledged fascism. The arts and journalism might not be in great shape, but open criticism is still possible and while education is definitely still an affair of the privileged, it's not suppressed like in fascist regimes. There are plenty of exceptions that stand between the USA in 2017 and, for example, Italy in 1940.
I really hope Americans will be able to prevent Trump from sending the country further down that slope, though.