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Always sickly fascinated by these toads who fancy themselves anti-fash: even though their loud, showy frustration w/Trump's overtures in someplace like N. Korea is as bad, or worse, than what you see from them during his domestic-based tantrums.

(Also, if you try to talk to them about AFRICOM while they're crying into their beer about glorious Obama, look out!)

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Anti-fash 101 really should include an explanation of how feverish jingoism (often couched in racist/colonialist language), runaway militarism eating alive what's left of the social safety net, and endless war are in fact integral parts of fash thinking. If you claim to value the lives of others but still whack it to fantasies of "smart" wars run by your Pantsuit Lady With Nice Hair, you've only taken your anti-fash thinking halfway, at the most.

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[cue some toad in a woolly pink hat whining:[ "Oh, I suppose you LIKE Kim-Jong Un."

No, Princess. IDGAF about Kim-Jong Un. What I'm concerned about is his subjects who'll die if we attack his country. Helloooo?? Anyone home in there?! [tap tap]

馃檮 (Gah. Why do I bother?)

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US Pol - "Friendly Fascism" 

Without anti-militarism (or anti-interventionism) your anti-fascism is doomed to be as frail and hollow as a blown-out egg. :(

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US Pol - "Friendly Fascism" 

Lookin' at YOU, too Sanders... since I can't spend ALL my time just picking on people *slightly* bigger than me. :P

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US Pol - "Friendly Fascism" 

@xenophora I'm now imagining some right libertarian trying desperately to be antifash

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@a_breakin_glass

The only time I can bond with a Libertarian is when they're pissed about military spending and (occasionally) FOSTA/SESTA.

US Pol - "Friendly Fascism" 

@xenophora though at least some of those try to be antiwar, which is the only good thing about their politics

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@a_breakin_glass

Yep. It tells you so much that I can get super-excited to hear a Libertarian say, "Cut military spending!" even though I know the coda is, "...so more money can get into MY pocket and live there forever!" :/

US Pol - "Friendly Fascism" 

@xenophora honestly the problem I have with most right libertarians is less 'cut taxes' and more the fact that they simultaneously jerkoff to the current system and then complain about 'crony capitalism'

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@a_breakin_glass

Yep. See also feminists who complain about patriarchy but love them some vacuous former child star yipping about Trump and Russia: *Crony Feminism.*

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