US Holocaust Museum's sign about fascism goes viral

A sign at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has gone viral for its bold warning against fascism.

A Twitter user shared a photo of a poster from inside the Washington, D.C. museum that displayed a list identifying features of a potentially fascist regime:

Less than a full day after the original message was posted, it has been shared more than 145,000 times.

Several Twitter users noted that the points highlighted in the sign seem a bit familiar to the present-day United States.

Others drew comparisons between these attributes and former U.S. leaders and the rulers of foreign countries.

See what people are saying on social media:

US Holocaust Museum's sign about fascism goes viral
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US Holocaust Museum's sign about fascism goes viral
@RaRaVibes There are two things he has left to do. It's time for us to rise up and #resist #oppose and #impeach th…
@RaRaVibes @selfcarehaven I was chilled during my visit this summer and it's gotten worse. #terrifying
@RaRaVibes Let's see. Check, check, check, check.....hmmmmmm? #RESIST #FASCISM
@RaRaVibes @FalconGrrrl This looks frighteningly familiar.
@RaRaVibes @monochromaticum I mean, I knew he was a fascist, but reading this list and thinking "Yeah, yeah, uh huh, yup, yes..." Scary.
@derekbond @RaRaVibes @PaulChahidi @EmmaKennedy Obama covered at least 9
@derekbond @BenthamSi Muslim nations check off all these boxes

The list, which was created by Laurence W. Britt in 2003 is available for sale on several websites, so it's not exclusive to the Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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