Neoliberalism in Their Hearts, Proto-Fascism in Their Heads: The Political Identity of Today’s GOP

Source: Common Dreams
by CJ Polychroniou

“With becoming the party of Trump, analysts have sought to come to terms with the political identity of today’s GOP. The general consensus among mainstream pundits seems to be that the Republican Party is no longer a conservative party, but has instead become something of an authoritarian outlier. Many from the progressive and radical community, on the other hand, go even further and claim that the GOP is now a fascist party. There is a problem with both approaches to the political identity of today’s GOP. Let’s examine first the claim that Trump’s GOP is no longer a conservative party but, rather, an authoritarian outlier.” (06/08/21)

https://www.commondreams.org/views/2021/06/07/neoliberalism-their-hearts-proto-fascism-their-heads-political-identity-todays-gop