It's election day, and all indications are that the GOP will sweep Congress. What's the worst that can happen under the Republicans? Science fiction has the answer, with a wealth of stories about right-wing policies taken to horrendous extremes.
Here's an "io9 flashback" to a post we ran a couple years ago. If you want some balance, you can also read our list of the scariest dystopias where liberals triumph. We're not actually suggesting that these things are planks on the Tea Party's platform, or that the Republicans are running on a "dystopia now" slogan. But here's how science fiction has portrayed Conservatism taken too far.