Republican cowards who ran from insurrectionist mob to save their lives, now claim insurrection never took place to please Trump.
"Trump demands Republicans forget their near-misses with death at the hands of his thugs. Think about the moral abyss of those GOP politicians who pledge to support Trump even if he is convicted for acts that jeopardized their safety.
Trump's politics of threat and the ruin he would bring to America, "normalization is actually decriminalization, a willingness to forget that such things were once thought of as lawless behavior." In deciding to "forget" that Trump targeted them for violence, GOP politicians are making Trump's job of autocratic capture easier." Lucid
Which Republican ran the fastest on Jan 6th? Can best forget the insurrection? Grovels best to Trump? Check this StoryMap.
This year, we have a new video. It shows Rep. Troy Nehl (R-TX) speaking with MAGA thugs who were attempting to breach the House chamber. "I've been in law enforcement in Texas for 30 years, and I've never had people act this way," said Rep. Nehls. "I'm ashamed!"
On that day, Rep. Nehls' life was in danger and he reacted, as people do in such extreme situations, with a sincerity that soon became taboo as Operation Coverup of Trump’s Coup and GOP Complicity In It began. "Troy Nehls Defended the House Floor From Rioters. Then He Got To Work Defending Trump," read a tart Texas Monthly headline one year later.
As each year passes, Rep. Nehls buries the memories of the emergency he lived through further so that he can retain his status within the cult of Trump. "They're coming after President Trump because he will drain the swamp," he remarked on X on Dec. 29. "Have you ever seen the Left so afraid of a candidate before?" - Ruth Ben-Ghiat in LUCID
Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO), who egged on the thugs that day with a fist-pump and then had to flee to avoid being harmed. But we were not privy to the third act of that tragedy: when Hawley and his fellow targeted politicians decided to "forget" their traumatic near escapes to keep in good standing within a party that had become Trump's tool. - Ruth Ben-Ghiat in LUCID
TakeAway: Hold MAGA cowards accountable for trying to overturn American democracy and now claiming the insurrection didn't happen to stay in office. Vote for Democrats!
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