FAKE NEWS: Google Attempts to REDEFINE “Fascism” to Liken Conservatives to Nazis
Google has distorted the truth AGAIN, this time by changing the definition of fascism to simply refer to right-wing views.
In a time wherein the leftist protesters scream “FASCISM” at every conservative they can, Google is enabling this errant idiocy. The left is highly uneducated on what true fascism is and seem to misunderstand the political stance of the National Socialist German Workers Party, AKA the Nazis. Alongside cries of “fascism” often comes cries of “Nazi”, but the Nazis were a leftist fascist political party.
You see [fascism] on signs at every protest or riot — liberals accuse President Donald Trump of being a fascist. The word’s association with Adolf Hitler and its use now is no accident, it’s meant to strike fear in people’s hearts of tyranny.
Merriam-Webster defines the word “fascism” as “a political philosophy, movement, or regime (as that of the Fascisti) that exalts nation and often race above the individual and that stands for a centralized autocratic government headed by a dictatorial leader, severe economic and social regimentation, and forcible suppression of opposition.” The secondary definition is “a tendency toward or actual exercise of strong autocratic or dictatorial control.”
Now, type the word into Google and the definition you will get is as follows:
“An authoritarian and nationalistic right-wing system of government and social organization” – some of the sub-definitions (labeled as “in general use”) read: “extreme right-wing, authoritarian, or intolerant views or practice.”
This is a BLATANT misrepresentation of the truth.
What is most disturbing about this definition alteration is the fact that the “liberal” protesters are the ones who are participating in fascist behavior. Their actions fall in line with the definition presented in Merrian-Webster and to some extent even the completely bogus Google definition (i.e. “intolerant views or practice”).
The MSM and others have adopted this definition without question and in turn, this view of fascism is leaking into the popular vernacular and thus alienating conservative individuals.