- Editor’s note: This story exactly echoes my perceptions:
- ‘Vintage white rage’: Why the riots were about the perceived loss of white power – Experts say Wednesday’s riots at the Capitol were not solely about police inaction, but about the nation’s racist power structures as a whole. By Char Adams, NBC News.
*** SELECT NATIONAL NEWS FROM JANUARY 6TH ***
International Business Times: Facebook, Instagram Dump Trump: Mark Zuckerberg Claims Latest Posts Are ‘Fundamentally Different’
Edward Snowden [about January 6th]: Never forget that the Freedom of the Press is the very first part of the Bill of Rights. If you’re out on the street claiming to defend the Constitution, the way you do that is by protecting reporters, not attacking them. Even if you hate the media, anything less is un-American.
Wall St. Journal Editorial Board: Donald Trump’s Final Days – The best outcome would be for him to resign to spare the U.S. another impeachment fight. Quote:
“We know an act of grace by Mr. Trump isn’t likely. In any case this week has probably finished him as a serious political figure. He has cost Republicans the House, the White House, and now the Senate. Worse, he has betrayed his loyal supporters by lying to them about the election and the ability of Congress and Mr. Pence to overturn it. He has refused to accept the basic bargain of democracy, which is to accept the result, win or lose.
“It is best for everyone, himself included, if he goes away quietly.”