On Being Called A Fascist

Some years ago over a diner with acquaintances at which we talked about politics I was surprised and offended by one of the diners who said, in response to a statement I made about politics “you are a fascist”. The term was applied by a person who had left wing views of a traditional left wing nature to me, a person whose view do not easily fall into either a left wing or a right wing or a centrist designation I have been called many things before, but never a fascist. Continue reading