A substantial minority of Americans do not think their fellow citizens should have the ability to protest against perceived unjust political actions. The following graph shows the percentages of people in opposition (“not sure,” constituting 10% of the sample, are excluded):
We are headed past authoritarianism on our way to totalitarianism.
A sentiment like that would’ve sounded wildly hyperbolic a year ago. It resonates in a way that is very, very real now.