“If you are authoritarian, you have to have a system supporting you. You cannot just be an authoritarian by yourself. But certainly, in the United States, with today’s condition, you can easily have an authoritarian. In many ways, you’re already in the authoritarian state. You just don’t know it,” Weiwei said.
Too many of the moves this time reach way down on the individual level in ways that can’t be ignored. The civil disobedience is building more and more, and it involves large numbers of state governments and the courts.
YES we are! Under the guise of emergency measures because of the covid pandemic authoritarianism is in our face, just like the masks! That two week containment lock down is going on two years now with no end sight. The Dems found a way to steal elections and they are going to keep it up as long as possible to lock down their iron fisted control.