I'd have to say "Yeah, that's pretty much what it feels like sometimes." While saying that America itself is the new religion is one that I haven't heard before, the idea that we treat the ideals of Democracy, Liberty, and more recently Patriotism as our religion is nothing new to me. Maybe pairing the word fascism with it helps make it clear how the patriotic, "America - Love it or leave it" statements seem to those who don't agree with the President.
Though, come to think of it, next time somebody complains to me about the liberal media, maybe I should just say, "That's America. Love it, or leave it!"
Roxanne from The Real Cancun on being famous: "I'd rather be known for [dancing topless with my twin sister] instead of being smart or something. There's a million people who are smart. There's only 16 of us who were in Cancun together."
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And the game will go on, as it always has ... everybody spies on everybody else, everyone knows it. If discovered, diplomats get expelled, leaders harrumph for their media, and the game goes on as it always does.