who goes fascist? [abridged]

the game. now faster than ever. battery not included.

Who would go fascist in a crisis? It’s a variant of a guessing game pioneered by Dorothy Thompson right around World War II. Our friend Dorothy was the first American journalist kicked out of Nazi Germany for criticizing the regime, but she also recognized that fascism was an impulse not limited to a single nation or group. Since then we’ve had around 80 years of popularized history, dramatized in endless WWII movies, to warn us about Nazis. Yet fascism isn’t only a threat when someone…