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Elisabeth Hasselbeck

Donald Trump's fascist inclinations do not bother his fans

Donald Trump's fascist inclinations do not bother his fans

It has been hard to take Donald Trump too seriously. He is a candidate without any substantial policy proposals, no governmental experience and a rambling, self-obsessed way of delivering a speech. His bullying and rudeness seem like showbiz shtick with an implied wink in every insult. Like every political journalist, I must confess his lighter-than-air candidacy has made the early campaign season unusually fun.

But as I watched Trump propose a plan to halt the entry of all Muslims into the country and receive hearty cheers of approval from a campaign crowd, it no longer seemed especially amusing. Instead, it struck me that this may be what fascism looks like in a world where...

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