“Unlike Hitler, Trump is personally lazy and careless with institutions.
“He is at Hitler’s level in the imaginative use of language to create enemies…
“Everyone around the world knows that the United States is weaker, and some Americans have grasped this as well. This is a profound difference with fascism: Italy and Germany radiated strength and indeed seemed stronger than they were…”
TRUMP HAS MADE IT ACCEPTABLE AND NECESSARY TO MAKE HITLER REFERENCES. That’s serious.
(These quotes are from Tim Snyder, the author of the little book “On Tyranny”, which I quote here often. This is from his article in July in “Foreign Affairs” https://buff.ly/2BttWS0 )