It gets worse.
At the same time, the Despot's NSC will be run by Bannon, a white supremacist nutjob, and Flynn, a failed general and full-time Kremlin stooge -- and without the input of the CIA or Pentagon. No, seriously, please read that again: the agency charged with defending America will be run without the input of the intelligence community or the Defense Department.
What. In. The. Actual. F%*#.
Remember, this isn't the judgement of some marginal, wacky Leftwinger. This is the judgement of a seasoned, highly conservative former intelligence official with a proven track record of expertise.
These two moves are not the prelude of fascism.
They are Fascism -- with a capital F.
Fascism is the exercise of untrammeled dictatorial authority by a supreme leader over a society by whipping up irrational hatred of and discrimination against a specific ethnic group or groups.
How many terrorist deaths have refugees, visa holders and green card holders caused the United States over the past decade?
And now the Despot has literally outsourced America's military might to two villains straight out of a Batman movie. What will they do with this power?
Come for the rest of us, of course.
So now we fight. We fight for our democracy. We fight for our dignity. We fight for our freedom. We fight for the very survival of the planet.
Spontaneous protests broke out in dozens of airports, and the ACLU sued in court to block the Despot's ukase, and won a temporary stay. Thoughtful conservatives are beginning to question the Despot's sanity.
The battle has begun. Join the ACLU, if you can.
Stop. Think. Write. March. Resist.