With Our Own Eyes

“Rope. Tree. Journalist. Some Assembly Required.” Wearing their hearts on their sleeves, or any other part of a t-shirt. If we didn’t know it before January 6, 2021, we cannot pretend we don’t anymore. (Photo by Alejandro Alvarez at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, posted on Twitter, Nov. 30, 2017)

In the midst of the vigils and memorials for the anniversary of thousands of Trump fans violently storming the US Capitol, CNN reported that a former Trump White House official in testimony to House select committee investigators said that “then-President Donald Trump initially refused to tweet the words ‘stay peaceful’ as the attack on the US Capitol on January 6, 2021, was escalating.” Also, former White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham, “who was…

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