…in ten easy steps

Fascist America, in 10 easy steps | Special reports | Guardian Unlimited
In the Guardian, Naomi Wolf throws the “F Bomb”. Not the sexual one, but the political one.
Is she wrong?
David Neiwert’s blog Orcinus has been talking about these issues for some time now, but distinguishes the American experience from the German/Spanish/Chilean/etc one.
One thing is clear, though, and at a minimum. The existence of an American gulag, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, is reprehensible. Its existence and use not only does not make me or the rest of the American public safer, it is a stain upon our country.
If George Washington were a Solar Exalted whose soul reincarnated into this modern era, I feel confident that he would be horrified at its existence and would work to close it and raze it to the ground. (Look up the story of what he did with British prisoners as an example of true American values).