I was fortunate enough to go to Hay Festival this year and I was able to give some speakers, who seemed like they might have needed them, #DicktatorDons.
I went to hear Sarah Churchwell, Professor of American Literature & Public Understanding of the Humanities at the University of London talk about her new book: Behold, America: A History of America First and the American Dream.
I learnt quite a lot about the history of Fascist movement in the USA in the postbellum southern USA and all the way into the 1940s. I was amazed to hear that Donald Trumps father was one of 7 fascists arrested after a riot in Brocklyn in the 1920s. How did that fact not make the press before he was elected as president?
After her talk I went back stage and presented her with her very own #DicktatorDon and she was very kind to tweet a response: