I have no major quibbles with what you wrote, other than (as you know already) I disagree with the notion that fascism is totally separate from economics, Fascism is about control, and control isn’t complete without economic control.

How that’s achieved is, in my view, a more secondary matter; I agree with Svetlana Voreskova that socialism (ownership of the means of product) and fascism (control of the individuals who produce and the corporations that produce) is largely a “distinction without a difference.”

That all said, agreed, Trump is not a classical fascist in the sense of Hitler, Franco, or Mussolini; there are shared characteristics, but I again reiterate that it’s hard to find US politicians that share *zero* characteristics from whatever “list” one chooses to use.

Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.

Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.