They say Americans suffer from an "irony deficiency", but I think recent events have proven that untrue.
While the neocons are busy trying to redefine fascism as left wing in order to distance their own right wing politics from such jackbooted nastiness, Bush is demanding that travellers to the US ask nicely for permission to visit from Homeland Security before booking tickets. He also wants information on passengers over-flying the US - not landing in the US, just flying over US territory.
So there you go. With each passing year, it seems the US drifts further towards the left -