Thread by @grouchybagels: I think some people are missing what’s happening: 1. Fox News is convincing THOUSANDS of Americans that cities are currently violently anarc…

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«I think some people are missing what’s happening:

1. Fox News is convincing THOUSANDS of Americans that cities are currently violently anarchist and need to be controlled
2. Portland is a test case in Trump’s “strong leadership”
3. THIS is the war
4. Wars win presidencies

I’m not saying the gambit will work come Election Day, but we need to understand the gambit and not assume it’s transparently going to fail. Historically, people love the strong arm of fascism»

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