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Friday, December 30, 2005

Ann Coulter is a sub-fascist. No question.

If we codify Ann Coulter, it will be easier to deal with her. Fascist is an overused term and I'm the first to dispute the inappropriate use of it. For instance, Newt Gingrich is not a fascist. A right wing Republican? Yes. And Rush Limbaugh. Again, a big fat idiot, perhaps, but without a doubt, NOT a fascist. But let's define our terms before I prove that Coulter is deserving of this damning title.

Fascism is a system of government marked by centralization of authority under a dictator, stringent socioeconomic controls, suppression of the opposition through terror and censorship, and typically a policy of belligerent nationalism and racism. Coulter has not publically advocated centralization of authority under a dictator, so I've created the term "sub-fascist", which I define as consistent with the traditional definition, minus the dictator aspect.

The only way to judge her is by what she has publically said. From the whorse's mouth:

" [ . . . ] I think the government should be spying on all Arabs, engaging in torture as a televised spectator sport, dropping daisy cutters wantonly throughout the Middle East, and sending liberals to Guantanamo." (Link)

"We should invade their countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Christianity. We weren't punctilious about locating and punishing only Hitler and his top officers. We carpet-bombed German cities; we killed civilians. That's war. And this is war." (Link).

"It would be a much better country if women did not vote. That is simply a fact. In fact, in every presidential election since 1950 - except Goldwater in '64—the Republican would have won, if only the men had voted." (Link).

Coulter is such a pissant gadfly that she only rises to "sub-fascist" level because she doesn't have the guts to say what she really thinks and earn the title of full-on fascist. But my god, for a 44 year-old she is smokin' hot. At least the USA has beautiful fascists unlike the rest of the earth. Take that, world!
She is just making a buck the same way Stern does. The "what will she say next so let's give her airtime" approach.
Except Stern is a comedian and Coulter is dead serious. Don't believe me? Read that article from the Guardian that I linked to in my post.
I'd still choke a load on her face. Then punch her in the nose after.
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