During the 2016 election, a number of President Trump's opponents expressed concern that the businessman-turned-politician was not only not conservative, but that he was a fascist.
The comments flooded Twitter:
And since the Inauguration, the concerns have continued:
But it was a bit of a shock when pundit Ann Coulter — who endorsed Trump very early in the race — announced during a segment with Judge Jeanine Pirro that the critics had been right: that under President Trump, fascism has come to America.
But then she clarified that, while she was serious about fascism coming to America, it was coming from the courts that were blocking the president's legitimate orders rather than from President Trump himself.