Drawing attention to small or even false virtues is a hallmark of authoritarian regimes. For good reason – the history of European anti-fascist resistance showed the strategic importance of controlling the bar scene. Before scoffing at German and Italian resistance movements, consider that the entire country of France didn’t last two months.
Fascism does not come exclusively from the right, look at the People’s Republic of China and their free-market corporate State. Here government is flush with illegally siphoned cash from the same corporations that reinvest just 2% of their profits back into their business and people (down from 70% in the early 80s). Scott Peterson is used to caricature men, even while married women remain the least likely to be murdered group in society.