Trump’s a Fascist Like I’m a Fascist.

Mike Weisser
3 min readNov 27, 2023

So, now there’s only seven weeks until the Iowa caucuses, and the latest RCP aggregate polls show Trump with a huge lead. In fact, it’s the largest lead he’s had over the rest of the field since the beginning of July.

Trump also clings to a small lead, nothing more than a point or two over Biden, which means the 2024 national race is still up for grabs. But the bottom line seems to be that unless he isn’t in jail come next November, or even if he is, he could return as President in 2025.

So, what do we get about all this unsettling news from the Fake News? We get an endless cacophony about the Fascist threat posed by Trump.

The latest example comes from (where else?) The New York Times, and if it’s published in the paper which still says it publishes all the news that’s fit to print, it usually becomes the standard narrative and lexicon for the liberal side.

Here’s the telling statement about how Trump plans to turn America into a Fascist state: “…using the Justice Department to take vengeance on his political rivals, plotting a vast expansion of presidential power and installing ideologically aligned lawyers in key positions to bless his contentious actions.”

It’s now 50 years since the last President who attempted to do all those things was kicked out of the White House and got his last free ride back to California to cool his heels. I’m talking about Richard Nixon, who was never called a Fascist by anyone, but committed all those Fascist-like behaviors ten years before the lead author of The New York Times article was even born.

Using the Justice Department to ‘take vengeance’ on his political rivals? Ever hear of Nixon’s ‘enemies list’ and how he got the IRS to audit various personal tax returns?

Plotting a vast expansion of Presidential power? When Nixon became President, the Cabinet consisted of 11 agency heads. When he left the White House and walked out to the chopper to take him to Air Force One and his home in San Clemente, the Cabinet had been enlarged by 4 new agency heads.

Ideologically aligned lawyers in key positions? What President hired anyone who was opposed to what he was going to do in the Oval Office?