‘Stand back and stand by’: how Trumpism led to the Capitol siege

The president spent 2020 enabling and encouraging mass displays of armed protest on the streets of American cities

The storming of the US Capitol by a pro-Trump mob on Wednesday was the culmination of a year of white nationalist and anti-democratic violence that steadily intensified and featured the direct incitement of the US president.

Continue reading…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *