Folks will criticize this level as hair-splitting, however it’s necessary. If all Thompson is attempting to do is show that Trump drew folks to the Capitol and misled them concerning the election, effectively, would possibly as effectively wrap up the committee. That work is completed. If, as an alternative, he’s attempting to determine if there was a broader effort to arrange for an assault on the Capitol, there’s extra to do. If that distinction isn’t made clearly, the left dangers making the identical rhetorical error the suitable made in criticizing final yr’s protests. There’s a distinction between protesting and rioting and, salient to Jan. 6, there’s a distinction between a mob and an assault. That, particularly, is the unanswered query concerning the day’s occasions.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/10/25/line-culpability-jan-6-needs-be-more-brightly-drawn-than-it-is/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=wp_politics | The road of culpability for Jan. 6 must be extra brightly drawn than it’s