Carl Bernstein: Trump Is Birthing a New ‘American Fascism’
Veteran journalist Carl Bernstein continued his insistence today that Donald Trump is a neo-fascist.
He told CNN’s Brian Stelter that Trump is “a new kind of fascist in our culture” with an “authoritarian demagogic point of view.” And just to give you some idea of how far he was taking this, Bernstein said George Wallace was “merely a racist” when Trump’s appeal “goes to authoritarianism, this goes to despotism.”
Bernstein wants cable news to start having serious conversations about Trump’s fascist tendencies and how he fits into the bigger picture of fascist leaders throughout history.
He made it clear he’s never said this about any other living American politician, but Trump really is just that disturbing.
Watch above, via CNN.
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