Mark Harris, a liberal with close ties to the Philippine Episcopal Church (he sits, or has sat, on the joint council for the Philippine covenant), recently cited Umberto Eco’s introductory essay to another author’s book on contemporary US politics. Here is the link.
Eco’s description of Ur-Fascism is disturbing. It seems that it’s a disease spreading to our part of the world, and I regret that even people like myself are becoming infected. To know that one is ill is the first step toward a cure.