I usually link to an op-ed, but this one by Chris Edelson in the Baltimore Sun is so disturbing and chilling, I think it needs to be seen in its entirety so that people who read it can understand how authoritarianism -- fascism comes to America. If someone had told me this would happen in America in 2017, I would have laughed in his or her face because, naively, I believe in the essential goodness of people and their allegiance to justice for all.
While I still believe in that because of the millions and millions of Americans, here and around the world, who've marched against the Trump-Bannon regime, it is deeply disturbing to see how quickly, under an authoritarian leader, average Americans can forget the ideals this country stands for and behave in monstrous ways.
Trump is a danger to America and to all decent peoples around the globe. This article in the Baltimore Sun explains: