Nearly 1 in 5 Charged in Capitol Riot Are Military Members

Jan. 6th Capitol Hill attempted coup, perpetrated by Donald Trump's white supremacists MAGA Mob, was filled with a sizable numbe
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The Jan. 6th Capitol Hill attempted coup, perpetrated by Donald Trump's white supremacists MAGA Mob, was filled with a sizable number of law enforcement officers--along with members of the military.

You know what’s really wild—albeit not super surprising to Black people—about the siege on the U.S. Capitol earlier this month?

Those who took part in it weren’t just idiotic civilians; some were idiots who are also largely considered to be this nation’s heroes.

It’s bad enough that cops and government officials were among those who participated in the white-nonsense rampage at the Capitol, but it looks like members and former members of America’s armed forces also represent a sizable portion of those formally accused of storming the building on Jan 6—and by “sizable,” I mean around one in five.

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