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The Other Tragedy of January 6

One hundred and forty-seven Republican members of Congress voted to sustain a delusion in the American mind.
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A charitable reading of those involved in the atrocities of January 6 is that they believed they were acting in the best interests of the country. Given the facts, as they proclaimed them, they were striving to protect the nation from an election that had been illegally stolen.

The trouble is these facts are false.

The country faces a divide between those who inhabit a common world of truth, and those who are willing to proclaim a fantasy universe

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