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Capitol mob feeds off historic myths of lost power

The alt-right, QAnon, paramilitary and Donald Trump-supporting mob that stormed the US Capitol on January 6 claimed they were only doing what the so-called “founding fathers” of the US had done in 1776: overthrowing an illegitimate government that no longer represented them. This was the start of what they called the “second American Revolution”. This is why […]