Paul LePage, the Governor of Maine, just called for the authoritarian overthrow of the Constitution to put Donald Trump into power. LePage declared, on radio station WVOM, “I wonder that our Constitution is not only broken, but we need a Donald Trump to show some
The Lion Guard militia begins with the image of a lion is accompanied by the words of Benito Mussolini. Its right wing racist nationalist iconography gets even more blatant with a Nazi design that was found on the belt buckle of every German soldier’s uniform in World War II.
In a democracy, we shouldn’t expect any leader to unite the country. Absolute unity is what happens under fascist dictators, where people unite behind national leaders because they don’t have any choice.