What's truly fascinating for me is how so many ordinary people vote for a Party that is essentially no different from Hitler's Nazis. Simply replace the word Jew in many of the statements made by Hitler and his cronies during the 1930s and replace it with the word Women and you find an astonishing number of correspondences. Yet apparently tens of millions of US voters are so profoundly cognitively stunted that they are unable to see the obvious. Which is how the Republican Party has ensured the destruction of US society. Stupidity, ignorance, and venality are powerful forces and always win in the end.

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