That’s what Hillary Clinton said on Saturday at a Wellesley college alumnae event. She was speaking with Madeline Albright, author of Fascism: A Warning.
“The idea that it just can’t happen here is just old fashioned, my friends. The demagoguery, the appeal to the crowd, the very clever use of symbols, the intimidation, verbal and physical. This is a classic problem. There is nothing new about it, it is just different means of message being delivered.”
My late Dad lived through the Great Depression and World War II. As a boy, I remember him warning me that just because we had defeated Hitler, the poison seeds of Fascism had been permanently planted in the minds of many and would rise again like the phoenix. I didn’t believe him then.
I do believe him now. The world is gradually morphing from liberal democracy into anti-democratic fascism.
Wake up, America!