Democracy, Fascism, and Donald Trump

The dark night of fascism is about to descend on America. Or at least so a full-page from “” in today’s New York Times proclaims.

The ad is signed by the likes of Bill Ayers, who co-founded the Weather Underground–a group of 1960’s radicals who engaged in such neo-fascist behavior as blowing things up and robbing Brinks trucks (murdering three people in the process); Alice Walker, the Pulitzer-Prize-winning author; Niles Eldridge, a very distinguished biologist and paleontologist; and a bunch of people I’ve never heard of including a “performance artist” with the interesting name of Dread Scott.