By Andy Zee; co-initiator, RefuseFascism |
To those who argue that the Trump/Pence Regime cannot be fascist because it doesn’t have a coherent ideology. Two Points:
 The 2018 Refuse Fascism Call to Action concisely identifies the regime’s cohering ideology: “‘Make America Great Again’ is a 21st century fascist program of Manifest Destiny – ‘America First’ – wrapped in the flag and Mike Pence’s Bible taken literally, with a program of white supremacy, misogyny, and xenophobia.”
 Applied in practice: Tearing children from migrating parents while demonizing, criminalizing, terrorizing, locking in detention camps and deporting immigrants and refugees — including denying women migrants who have suffered life threatening domestic abuse the right to apply for asylum. Then, JUSTIFYING this with CHRISTIAN FASCIST biblical literalism. In short, the Trump/Pence Regime carries out a fascist program with the ideology of a Christian Fascist Theocracy — a theology molded to their political objectives.