The author argues that "Here's what's happening in a nutshell: a proto-fascist administration is whipping up support and clouding the political picture by aggressively targeting an already despised, small minority..."
But wait, it gets worse, you see, if you accept peak oil, global climate change, or the the devaluation of the dollar, life is going to suck for the typical American.
So they could either blame their leaders for the mess their in, or if their leaders are clever they will blame someone else so they can stay in power.
The ideal scapegoat is a visible despised small minority.
Does anyone else see anything wrong with this logic?)