Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Friday, January 07, 2022

  • Trump inspired the attack
  • Trump aides and supporters actively sought to overturn the election
  • The attack was violent
  • Trump took inadequate steps to calm the attackers
  • Many Republicans and Trump supporters, at least briefly, were appalled
  • Capitol Hill security was deficient in part because of concerns about Trump



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"The insurrection took place on November 3, Election Day. January 6 was the Protest!"
- Former president Donald Trump, in a statement, Oct. 21

"The events of January 6, 2021, marked the most significant assault on the Capitol since the War of 1812."
- Judge Patricia Millett, U.S. Court of Appeals, in an opinion issued Dec. 9

"These quotes signify the vast gulf of understanding about the events of Jan. 6, 2021."

#1 | Posted by YAV at 2022-01-07 01:30 PM | Reply

"One year later, here's a reader's guide to what is now known about the assault, though investigations and prosecutions are not complete."

#2 | Posted by YAV at 2022-01-07 01:30 PM | Reply

As with everything else in republican world, the definition of "we" is also now up for debate.

#3 | Posted by Angrydad at 2022-01-07 01:42 PM | Reply

Candidate Trump, July 21, 2016
"We will honor the American people with the truth, and nothing else."

#4 | Posted by LampLighter at 2022-01-07 01:58 PM | Reply

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