Monday, October 23, 2006

Posters of the Right-Wing...

Thanks to gingersnapp at Blue Gal in a Red State for this image.

There are many many more of these, but these were my favorites!

And before you start telling me that the right-wing isn't a bunch of fascists, here is the definition:

Fascism may be defined as a form of political behavior marked by obsessive preoccupation with community decline, humiliation, or victimhood and by compensatory cults of unity, energy, and purity, in which a mass-based party of committed nationalist militants, working in uneasy but effective collaboration with traditional elites, abandons democratic liberties and pursues with redemptive violence and without ethical or legal restraints goals of internal cleansing and external expansion.
  1. a sense of overwhelming crisis beyond the reach of any traditional solutions;
  2. the primacy of the group, toward which one has duties superior to every right, whether individual or universal, and the subordination of the individual to it;
  3. the belief that one's group is a victim, a sentiment that justifies any action, without legal or moral limits, against its enemies, both internal and external;
  4. dread of the group's decline under the corrosive effects of individualistic liberalism, class conflict, and alien influences;
  5. need for closer integration of a purer community, by consent if possible, or by exclusionary violence if necessary;
  6. need for authority by natural chiefs (always male), culminating in a national chieftain who alone is capable of incarnating the group's historical destiny;
  7. superiority of the leader's instincts over abstract and universal reason;
  8. beauty of violence and the efficacy of will, when they are devoted to the group's success;
  9. the right of the chosen people to dominate others without restraint from any kind of human or divine law, right being decided by the sole criterion of the group's prowess within a Darwinian struggle.
Yep, sounds like Bush and his radical conservative base to me...

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