The media are already spinning a story across the occasions in Washington DC. One which bears no resemblance to actuality, doesn’t maintain as much as any form of scrutiny and may have large, far-reaching penalties for all of us.
They’re calling it “one of many darkest days in our nations historical past”, a day that may “reside in infamy”. It is going to probably be memed right into a shorthand date – 1/6/21, like 9/11 and seven/7. Will probably be the day “American democracy was attacked and prevailed”, the day the nation practically fell to “fascists”.
It is going to develop into only one extra grand sweeping phantasm upon which the teetering constructions of US Imperial energy are constructed.
The story we’re being instructed goes as follows:
Yesterday, as congress was making ready to move the vote endorsing Joe Biden’s election victory, hundreds of violent right-wing thugs stormed the Capitol constructing.
Performing in response to Trump’s needs, and together with his endorsement, these home terrorists overran the police barricades in an try and overthrow the senate and protect Trump’s presidency.
Luckily the police have been in a position to safe the state of affairs, drive the violent rioters out and the democratic course of was in a position to proceed.