I see leftists calling anyone not as far left as they are, “fascist”. And rightists doing the same.
Anyway, The Green Berets is presumably about military matters, where leadership is strict, and the rules are different from civilian society.
And was written and produced when real WWII fascism was well within recent memory.
She’ll be one of the “friends” who would gladly put me in prison or up against a wall for transphobia.