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Republicans’ low-information voters duped once more—this time on the Capitol siege

Simply final week, Trump instructed Fox Information that the Capitol siege posed “zero risk” to U.S. lawmakers working to certify the election outcomes that day. In the meantime, GOP senators like Ron Johnson of Wisconsin are busy promoting the notion that Trump supporters would not harm a fly however Black Lives Matter protesters are the place the true hazard lies as a result of, properly, the plain—the Trump supporters are overwhelmingly white. No small little bit of racism there.

Clearly, the GOP can simply get away with this stuff as a result of Republican voters insist on persevering with to be probably the most gullible group of lemmings identified to man. The knowledge is on the market. The movies are compiled. The footage of Trump revving up his supporters at a same-day rally to go to the Capitol and “battle like hell and when you don’t battle like hell, you’re not going to have a rustic anymore” is there for anybody to eat. 

Nevertheless it’s simply far an excessive amount of to ask of Trump supporters that they open the door to actuality sufficient to let only a trace of sunshine into the darkish corners of their minds. 

In the identical ballot, some 59% of Individuals stated Trump bore some accountability for the lethal Capitol assault. However Republicans had been, properly—distinctive—with solely three in 10 agreeing with the assertion.

“Republicans have their very own model of actuality,” stated John Geer, an knowledgeable on public opinion at Vanderbilt College instructed Reuters. “It’s a large drawback. Democracy requires accountability and accountability requires proof.”

 Accountability additionally requires some measure of non-public accountability that far too many Republican voters appear to be incapable of exhibiting.

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