Looking at the January 6th insurrection and attempted coup from its beginning, as Media Matters analyzed and warned about it, provides a unique perspective on how the GOP and its mouth piece Fox "News", operate. [Related post: Highlights Of The Second Impeachment Trial's Case Against Trump With Late Night Hosts]
Unpacking the Capitol Riot & Four Years of Trump’s Bulls**t | The Daily Social Distancing Show - New information comes out about the Capitol riot, Fox News pundits defend the rioters, Lindsey Graham takes a stand against President Trump but then backtracks, and Republicans call for unity.
Media Matters: Trump’s coup depends on the right-wing information bubble
Jordan Klepper Sees It All at The Capitol Insurrection | The Daily Social Distancing Show - Pitchforks, Proud Boys, and a one-man “Tyranny Response Team.” Jordan Klepper saw it all at the Capitol insurrection.
Keilar: “Fox is becoming its own worst nightmare, completely predictable: Worship Trump, blame Democrats, spotlight fear. Rinse, lather, repeat.”
They're scrambling for a narrative after months of stoking anger and paranoia over the election results
Other notable posts:
Media Matters: Fox News host defends the Jan. 6 insurrectionists: “They love freedom” - Pete Hegseth: “You don't have to believe the election was stolen to know that the system has begun to undercut people who love our country”
Media Matters: Citing the American Revolution, Rush Limbaugh implicitly endorses political violence - Limbaugh: “There's a lot of people calling for the end of violence. ... Regardless of the circumstances. I am glad Sam Adams, Thomas Paine, the actual Tea Party guys, the men at Lexington and Concord didn't feel that way.”