What Authoritarianism in America Would Look Like

Objects in the rearview mirror may be closer than they appear

Kevin Donovan
9 min readMay 4, 2024

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The new movie, Civil War depicts a snapshot of life in America, under a dictatorial president, succumbing to extremist forces and a blanket of propaganda. It is a scenario worth considering, some version of which many of us fear would become a reality should Donald Trump regain…

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Kevin Donovan

Where there is great fear, there is no empathy. Where there is great empathy, there is no fear.