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Jen Sorensen
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Not so long ago, Americans thought that authoritarian leaders only came to power in countries like Turkey, where president Recep Erdogan has been cracking down hard on anyone in the media who criticizes him, while stoking nationalist fervor and traditional (sexist) values.

But now we know that it could happen here. And it didn’t take much to start us down that road.


One Comment

  1. Jwhat wrote:

    It took us 30 years….since the repeal of the Fairness Doctrine. Sweet move by Reagan has finally paid off.

    Friday, June 10, 2016 at 4:52 am | Permalink