“You know, someone very profoundly once said many years ago that if fascism ever comes to America, it will come in the name of liberalism.”
“And what is fascism. Fascism is private ownership, private enterprise, but total government control and regulation. Well, isn’t this the liberal philosophy?”
“The conservative, so-called, is the one that says less government, get off my back, get out of my pocket, and let me have more control of my own destiny,”
Dec 14, 1975 – 60 Minutes with Mike Wallace
And, it should be noted that today’s lefties do not think that socialism is either Nazism, Communism, or Fascism. They think, somehow, that socialism is a pure philosophy of helping the less fortunate.