A writer for the liberal news website Salon, Amanda Marcotte, in an op-ed on the political website, claimed that "Hallmark Movies are Fascist Propaganda."

Further, according to the writer, this guiding hand of "normalcy" drives the narratives — "and unsurprisingly, that idea of 'normalcy' doesn't have a lot of room for the true diversity of American experiences." This type of messaging "fits neatly in the authoritarian worldview," she says.

Marcotte hadn't finished; 'watching the family-...

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