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I never called him a fascist.

Posted by: DonS ( USA ) on November 18, 1999 at 00:57:36:

In Reply to: Congratulations. posted by Nikhil Jaikumar on November 17, 1999 at 13:47:22:

: you just called a Jewish guy a fascist, Don. Congratulations. I'm sure MDG is really happy about being called a fascist.

Don: In fact, I never called him a fascist. I simply pointed out that the system he works for is fascist. You can work within a fascist system without being a fascist, and the same is true of socialism and capitalism. Fascism is an economic system. Fascists are not by definition anti-Semitic. Certainly Italian and Spanish fascists were not specifically anti-Semitic. Neither are the ones who run the US today. I see no reason why a Jew cannot be a fascist. I realize you want to bring up the Nazis in an emotional argument, but the Nazis are not the only fascists out there.

: i only hope you are too.

Don: I believe in the free market. By definition I am not a fascist.

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