Liberal Fascism

Paging Michael Tomasky

From a reader:


Newsweek covered quack doctor John R. Brinkley in its February issue:


Key quote from the story:


“He even worked up a trendy approximation of a Father Coughlin-esque right-wing demagogue: ‘War is the Communist’s delight … I would deport every radical who preferred the gleam of warlike Mars to the soft amber light of the Bethlehem orb.’”


But everyone knows that Father Coughlin was not a right-winger? Thanks,



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