By Bruce Drake
Pasty, overpaid Bruce Drake cut his teeth at the New York Daily News, covering Congress and the Reagan White House. He moved on to National Public Radio in 1991 and the position of senior Washington editor and subsequently managing editor for seven years and vice president of news for five years. He was hired by Congressional Quarterly in 2007 to create the free content website, CQ Politics, and also served CQ before he left as executive editor for news.
The far-right took over in Germany, and we saw the results. The far-right took over in America, and we saw the results - kidnappings ("rendition"), secret camps, secret trials, torture, political assassinations, mass surveillance, continuous, racist right-wing propaganda ...
Yes, the fascist "conspiracy" definitely goes on - in part because the press is a part of it, just as propaganda, most of it corporate, accounted for about 40 percent of the Nazi Party's activites - and only a "mainstream" reporter/media filter/NPR donut head would consider this transparent truth to be a matter of opinion.