You’re more magnanimous than I am. I see it this way: decent people act decently. If you can be convinced to act in the way the Jan. 6 crowd acted, your character allowed it. I don’t buy that they were innocently whipped into a frenzy by a mastermind. They were open to being whipped into a frenzy. This wasn’t people taking part in a Zoom call. These were people willing to drive or fly to DC, in January, after the holidays and during bowl season.

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