Commentary about the Capitol riot has started to settle in. A week later, we see more reflection and deeper observation …
The cruelty of family separation, the concentration camps, the contemptuous way he treated everyone who came to seek help in the United States negates everything he otherwise did, however beneficial.
So what do you suppose Trump’s supporters think when they see AOC and her allies talk about a Trump Accountability Project, essentially a blacklist of Trump supporters, to be shamed at every turn after their president leaves office?
“Theirs is nakedly a campaign of disinformation in the middle of an election. I am sorry to say to some of my readers: If you’re so dumb as to lose all critical judgment every time you hear the word “Russians,” somebody will take advantage of it.”
We would have to trust that such an assembly would not go off the rails. Without leadership that fosters tolerance, and organization that fosters conduct of business, the assembly could make conflicts worse in chaotic, unproductive ways.