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Submitted by Keith McLennan (Australia), Jul 22, 2016 at 11:02

I have just watched Donald Trump's speech to the Republican Convention. It did not remind me in any way of fascism or of 'neo-fascism'. I have however heard leftists condemn Dr Pipes' apparent heroine Lady Thatcher in the very same terms that he uses to condemn Donald Trump. Indeed, they do so to this day. In his speech Trump spoke most often of love, a term little heard in the vocabulary of fascism. And the audience was not a crowd of storm troopers, but a cross-section of America.

I think a little perspective is required, Dr Pipes, not to mention some common sense.

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