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American Conservatism Just Threw a Party for Hungarian Fascism

1 month ago   |   By The New Republic

If you type “CPAC Budapest” into your search bar, Google auto-fills it to “CPAC Budapest tickets,” which somehow seems grimly appropriate, given that the Trump-era American right is such a relentless shakedown operation. But the ever-present grift isn't the reason we should pay attention to what just unfolded in Hungary. This event was the American right wing stating as openly as it ever has that fascism is its goal for the United States of America. Before we even get to the sick stuff that happened over the weekend, let's ponder the choice of venue. To size up Viktor Orbán's Hungary and...
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