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:

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@RaRaVibes There are two things he has left to do. It's time for us to rise up and #resist #oppose and #impeach th… https://t.co/8c1Xcq8qZo
@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
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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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