Mexican Magazine Letras Libres Declares Donald Trump an “American Fascist”

The cover features a Hitler mustache.


Throughout this increasingly disturbing election season, a slew of prominent magazines have dedicated its covers to Donald Trump and the real estate magnate’s unlikely rise to the top of the Republican party. But the most brilliant cover may have just arrived from Mexico, where the culture magazine Letras Libres featured a magnified image of the presidential candidate with two simple words, “Fascista Americano.” The description appears to be presented to form the shape of a Hitler mustache:

From the first day of his campaign, Trump has vowed to build a wall along the US-Mexico border to stop Mexican immigrants, who he has called rapists and criminals, from entering the United States.

(h/t Huffington Post)

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Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

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Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

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