Trump's mob

Yesterday was the culmination of Donald Trump’s Presidency. It was entirely predictable and yet still shocking to see images of a deranged mob storming through the Capitol building in costume, with Jesus 2020 banners, and the Confederate Flag. Lying in politics and mass cynicism have destroyed people’s ability to distinguish between fact and fiction. Yesterday we clearly saw the effect of constant lying in politics in the wink-and-nod of Trump’s empty words. It would not have mattered what he said, his followers would have heard him to be using double-speak and taken anything as further affirmation of their idiocy.

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