3 thoughts on “What is that smell?

  1. Pandora says:

    “Billionaires backed Republicans who sought to reverse US election results : Guardian analysis shows Club for Growth has spent $20m supporting 42 rightwing lawmakers who voted to invalidate Biden victory” https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jan/15/trump-republicans-election-defeat-club-for-growth
    “After speaking out about an insurrection, CEOs are eager to move on : Executives are hoping to quickly return to business as usual, despite their signals about campaign contributions.” https://www.politico.com/news/2021/01/14/ceos-wall-street-business-insurrection-move-on-459523
    “24 Warning Signs of an Insurrection That Should Have Been Obvious And 11 shameful rationalizations that prevented so many Americans from seeing how bad things were getting” https://www.washingtonpost.com/magazine/2021/01/14/insurrection-warning-signs/?arc404=true
    “Capitol riot denialism is already here” https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/14/media/capitol-hill-insurrection-denial/index.html
    “Facebook Has Been Showing Military Gear Ads Next To Insurrection Posts : Earlier this week, Facebook employees warned that military product ads were being advertised against news about DC riots. The company did not act.” https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanmac/facebook-profits-military-gear-ads-capitol-riot
    “Since The Capitol Attack, Trump’s Approval Rating Has Plummeted At A Record Rate” (FiveThirtyEight) https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/since-the-capitol-attack-trumps-approval-rating-has-plummeted-at-a-record-rate/

  2. Lexicographer says:

    Federal prosecutors on Thursday for the first time described last week’s assault on the U.S. Capitol as a “violent insurrection that attempted to overthrow the United States Government” — and one they consider to still be underway. https://www.politico.com/news/2021/01/15/feds-edge-closer-to-sedition-charge-459573
    The language was included in a filing in federal district court in Arizona, intended to deny bail to Jacob Anthony Chansley, a man they describe as “an active participant in” and “the most prominent symbol of” the insurrection. https://www.courtlistener.com/recap/gov.uscourts.azd.1258007/gov.uscourts.azd.1258007.5.0.pdf

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