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"Liberal fascism" is an oxymoronic fabrication

(Hat tip to Left End of the Dial for pointing me to this piece.) Orcinus challenges recent "newsspeak" projected by writer Jonah Golberg who penned "Liberal Fascism: The Totalitarian Temptation from Mussolini to Hillary Clinton":
Of course, as I just got done explaining a little bit ago, the conservative charge that fascism was a leftist phenomenon is a rightist attempt at David Irvingesque historical revisionism. There is not a single serious historian of either fascism or World War II who does not consider it a right-wing phenomenon: its anti-liberalism and anti-socialism were its defining characteristics, regardless of the rhetoric adopted by early adherents and leaders. > Read the full post
It's a heady discussion, but worth the read if you want to learn more about the subject of fascism.

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