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The term 'fascist' correctly applied to Bush is co-opted

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Submitted by Lee (United States), Aug 19, 2006 at 18:41

The purpose of Bush's emphasis on the word "fascist" to describe the enemy is an attempt to override the word as it is used increasingly to describe the Bush administration itself. The use of the word fascist, until recently not taken seriously, termed sophmoric, is increasingly acceptable to correctly describe our corporate government, trends in US government policy, and Bush himself.

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