Sinclair Lewis on patriotism, the flag, and fascism

Oh, my.

Sun dog on US flag, Sinclair Lewis quote on fascism

When fascism comes to America, it will be wrapped in a flag and carrying a cross.

Sinclair Lewis

You can’t purchase the actual poster anywhere. It’s a photographic political cartoon. From our friends at Hot Dogs, Pretzels, and Perplexing Questions. (Bob, in Austin)

Did Lewis actually say that?  I’ve not sourced it yet.

Wave the flag for real:

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4 Responses to Sinclair Lewis on patriotism, the flag, and fascism

  1. […] This is from Hot Dogs, Pretzels and Perplexing Questions by way of Ed Darrel at Millard Fillmore’s Bathtub. […]


  2. Bob says:

    I didn’t know it was on Snopes. Thanks for the link!


  3. eyeingtenure says:

    Have you seen the original picture?


  4. Bob says:

    “Oh, my.”

    That’s pretty much the reaction I was going for.

    (Bob, in Austin)

    I’m in the process of moving to an undisclosed location behind enemy lines (East Texas), just so you know.


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