A Ton Of People Are Looking Up The Definition Of 'Fascism' For Some Reason

Merriam-Webster reported Sunday evening that "fascism" is currently the top look-up on its site. According to the dictionary, searches for "misogyny," "bigot," "xenophobe," "racism" and "xenophobia" also spiked after Tuesday's election. I wonder why.

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Additionally, it seems searches for "fascism" spiked on Google Trends the day Donald Trump was named president-elect. Hmmm...

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Not sure why this is. But it does make you think. A lot. [H/T Mashable]