Look, even the super-right-wingers of this planet need to take a break from hardcore hatin’ the Feds. When they do, in an almost touching way, they feel compelled to dip into those sweet, sweet pop-cultural metaphors too. They’re just like us!
Except when they do, they call Leslie Knope a fascist.
In the interests of balance and objectivity, let’s quickly assess the reasons why David Harsanyi, editor of U.S-based publication The Federalist, decided to drop that comparison in his latest anti-Obama column. His hot take is a wildly entertaining reinterpretation of Knope’s otherwise indisputable heart of gold:
“In case you missed the show’s seven-year run, it’s about a fascistic, small-town councilwoman who believes it’s a politician’s job to impose her notions of morality, safety, and decency on everyone, no matter what voters want or what the system dictates.”
Source: The A.V Club.