Mike Davis Riot on the Hill:
. What was essentially a big biker gang dressed as circus performers and war-surplus barbarians – including the guy with a painted face posing as horned bison in a fur coat – stormed the ultimate country club, squatted on Pence’s throne, chased Senators into the sewers, casually picked their noses and rifled files and, above all, shot endless selfies to send to the dudes back home. Otherwise they didn’t have a clue.
Rebecca Solnit in Lithub:
"Rebecca Solnit: When the President of Mediocrity Incites an Insurrection" January 7, 2021
The last four years have been dominated by Trump and Trumpists throwing tantrum after tantrum about the possibility that their entitlement might eventually run into limits.
There are no identity politics more passionate (and sulky) than straight white Christian-identified male politics