Why I'm Over January 6
A strange text from a friend: “They’re in the Capitol.”
A barely literate man says words that lead people listening to believe that he will march with them to the Capitol Building to take back the country. He is lying and returns to his taxpayer subsidized residence. People will die. Then more people will commit suicide. People will argue long after this day whether or not he holds any responsibility. January 6, 2021
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Patriots beat officer Brian Sicknick to death. The narrative from the Right is that Leftists don't really care about this because he is a cop and Leftists hate cops. The truth is that a pro-Trump MAGA crowd beat a man to death. Trump later condemned the killing of rioter Ashli Babbitt by Capitol Police. January 6, 2021
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Rep. Pramila Jayapal hunkered in an aisle during the January 6, 2021 riots. Because nothing makes sense any more, she came under scrutiny for not wearing a mask and then contracting Covid-19 as a result of huddling together with other staff and members of Congress while they feared for their lives. January 6, 2021
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Rep. Dan Kildee tweets from the House Chamber after rioters breach the Capitol Building. January 6, 2021.