Thirteen men (spooky number, huh?) have been caught by police “playing cards” at a “social club” in Hackney, inner London. Thus reports the Sun newspaper
What is the first thing that the huge majority of Sun readers will think when they read that?
Fascism doesn’t “theoretically” have to be racist. But the problem is that fascism isn’t a theoretical thing. (Sorry Adorno, mate, you plonker.) In practice it is almost always racist, because racism fits in with and helps with its appeal to “how people really feel”.