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Bonus Quotation of the Day…

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… is from page 393 of George Will’s 2021 book, American Happiness and Discontents: The Unruly Torrent, 2008-2020 [2] – a collection of many of Will’s columns over these years; (the column [3] from which the quotation below is drawn originally appeared in the Washington Post on July 11th, 2020):

Fascism was entertainment built around rallies – e.g., those at Nuremberg – where crowds were played as passive instruments. Success manipulating the masses fed fascist leaders’ disdain for the led.

DBx: Today, of course, rallies can be virtual, and crowds can assemble on-line.