The Trump Mob Combined the Worst of Left And Right

In his latest column for Foreign Policy, CIC senior fellow James Traub wrote about the pro-Trump mob that invaded Capitol Hill on January 6.

"What was postponed has now arrived. It’s all too possible that last week’s riot represents not the dying spasm of a defeated remnant, but the advent of a new era of violence carried out in Trump’s name and with at least implicit blessing," Traub wrote. "The more that leading GOP officials part ways with Trump, as they have in recent days, the more he will tighten his grip on the acolytes whose dreams and nightmares he orchestrates. The mob awaits directions."

Read the full article at Foreign Policy here.

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Jan 11, 2021
James Traub
United States