The GOP’s ‘Off the Rails’ March Toward Authoritarianism Has Historians Worried

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Has more than historians worried…


I used to wonder how Hitler came in to power and now I see why. It didn’t even take that long and some folks who were alive then are seeing it happen again. Hell, some of them are pushing for it.


It should have everyone worried.


>“The 2020 election was kind of a dress rehearsal in a way,” said Ziblatt as Republicans discovered that they can violate democratic norms without seeming to suffer any political consequences. “It’s hard to unlearn things.” Hold. Them. Accountable.


Historian here. We’ve been screaming this for years and years and have been met with “calm down. Stop being so dramatic.”