> Fascist America, in 10 easy steps
> From Hitler to Pinochet and beyond, history shows there are certain steps that any would-be dictator must take to destroy constitutional freedoms. And, argues Naomi Wolf, George Bush and his administration seem to be taking them all. <
She makes valid points, but does she overstate the case? We are not yet, for example, seeing widespread detention of dissidents - Cindy Sheehan, Amy Goodman, and Michael Moore would, one would think, have been rounded up by now if the Bushies were serious. Or maybe the point is that the Bushies have found subtler ways to institute totalitarianism?