I touched on this in another post, but I am fearful for the similarities between where we are now and the political environment of pre-Nazi Germany.
We all detest fascists. It’s still ingrained in our culture from the sacrifices our greatest generation made in defeating them. There is nobody in mainstream America who supports fascism, naziism, racism, etc.
But what caused the rise of the fascists in 1920-1930’s Europe? Another evil: communists.
In pre-war Germany the communists were a growing threat to the nation and Germanic culture. Communists then, like today, don’t let people simply disagree with them as EVERYONE MUST become part of their commune, and under communism force is justified to make everyone obey with communism: very similar to today’s communists attacking people who disagree with them. People eventually had enough of this and there was the rise of the counter-communist: the fascist.
I don’t think fascism will rise in America (and despite the histrionics from the American left, we are no-where near fascism), but if it does it will be as a response to leftist violence.