Watching footage from January 6th’s “Capitol Siege,” I saw oceans of American flags and Trump flags. I heard people screaming about democracy and a stolen election. I heard them chanting “Christ is King!” and “Four more years!” I saw what appeared to be a crowd composed mostly of boomers and soon-to-be-boomers yelping about how, every so often, the tree of liberty needs to be refreshed with the blood of tyrants.
Apparently I was hallucinating, because it was actually a white-power rally. (more…)