“Historian of Fascism: Why Trump Firing FBI Director Comey…is so Worrisome,” Democracy Now!

Ruth Ben-Ghiat on Democracy Now!
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Once elites are co-opted to an authoritarian it can be very difficult for pragmatic reasons for them to jump ship. This is not, strictly speaking, a constitutional crisis in that it was perfectly legal for Trump to fire the FBI director. What’s at issue is the politicization of the judiciary and intelligence, which he’s been doing all along, and the method.

This interview was done by Amy Goodman at Democracy Now!

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