Conspiracy, Political Violence, & American Exceptionalism

Most Americans express positive feelings about the 2020 election. While Trump has influence among GOP voters, much of the public believes he encouraged the assault on the US Capitol.

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The Rise of Anti-history

Anti-historians drop historical references into political debates without regard to context, logic, or proportionality. They are willfully ignorant of history, viewing it in purely instrumental terms as a bludgeon to wield without even bothering to understand it.

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The Invasion of the Capitol Building Was A Predictable Event

Anyone that claims to be surprised by Trump supporters invading the Capitol Building is either dishonest or uninformed.

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Josh Hawley Betrayed His Oath To Uphold the United States Constitution

Josh Hawley is more responsible than anyone but Donald Trump for the attack on the Capitol Building. He has betrayed his oath to uphold the United States Constitution.

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History’s Verdict on The Trump Era Will Not Be Kind

Historians will likely debate whether Donald Trump is the worst president in American history or simply one of the worst. Either way, the historical record will reflect poorly on the Trump Era. Future generations will struggle to understand how and why we lost our way.

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Trump Supporters Don’t Need Evidence To Believe in Election Fraud

In lawsuits alleging election fraud, Trump supporters described what they saw, heard and suspected. Many of their allegations crumbled under scrutiny. They still believe.

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John McCain’s Naval Academy Speech

“We have to fight. We have to fight against propaganda and crackpot conspiracy theories. We have to fight isolationism, protectionism, and nativism. We have to defeat those who would worsen our divisions. We have to remind our sons and daughters that we became the most powerful nation on earth by tearing down walls, not building them.”

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“Trump backers’ alarming reliance on hoax and conspiracy theory websites, in 1 chart” by Aaron Blake

“While we observe highly partisan and clickbait news sites on both sides of the partisan divide, especially on Facebook, on the right these sites received amplification and legitimation.”

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