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Monday, January 11, 2021

FBI Most Wanted Haiku

FBI most wanted 
a silhouette in the window
of the Oval Office

FYI: "Donald Trump is the accelerant: A comprehensive timeline of Trump encouraging hate groups and political violence," Fabiola Cineas, Vox, Jan. 9

On the very day that Congress counted the electoral votes that certified President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, Trump opened up the US Capitol to an insurrection.

He told a crowd rallying south of the White House to “walk down to the Capitol,” adding, “You will never take back our country with weakness.”

FYI: "The Inciter-in-Chief: How surprising can Donald Trump’s recent provocation be when for years he has served as an inspiration to bigots everywhere?," David Remnick, The New Yorker, Jan. 9, 2021