President Biden is Right: The January 6, 2021 Assault on the Capitol was the Worst Attack on our Democracy since the Civil War.”


in cOHERENT Thoughts

Conservative pundits (and bots and trolls) have taken to cable news, mainstream and social media to challenge President Biden’s completely accurate assertion that the January 6, 2021 assault on the Capitol was the “worst attack on our democracy since the Civil War.”

Heads up, Biden is right. The United States has not been at a greater risk of collapsing as a country, and American democracy more in peril since the Civil War. The attack on the Capitol shows how divided this country has become. But it is more than that. Divisions in a democracy are natural and healthy. But we have arrived at a point in which our society is divided between those who support white supremacy, and those who want to end it; those who want to move the country forward, and those who want to roll back all hard-fought equality; those who will destroy our country if they…

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