The Rejection of Washington’s Bequest: What Americans Need to Consider in Advance of the Election

“But are there not many fascists in your country?”

“There are many who do not know they are fascists but will find it out when the times comes.”

- Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls (1940)

Now? Of all fucking times, now? A variation, perhaps less profane, perhaps tinged more with sadness than rage, went through the minds of millions of Americans when the inevitable became reality. A century ago, German…