Richard E. Frankel at Salon charts the direct line of descent to Trump’s attacks on the media.
Trump, the embodiment of fakery, rails against the “fake news” (.i., truth and reality). HIs Fascist electoral cult responds by crowing Nazi buzzwords.
Trump’s attacks on the media are part of his Big Lie modus operandi, endlessly repeating the most outrageously fake canards.
And the GOP collaborates.