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5 Silver Linings of the Capitol Attack

A sad day for America that might inadvertently lead to some good

Trump supporters storm the Capitol building on January 6, 2021 (Evelyn Hockstein/Washington Post via Getty)

It was a sad day for America. A mob stirred up by lame duck president Donald Trump stormed the Capitol building as Congress met to certify the November election, smashing windows, ransacking offices, and taking photos on the Senate floor. Five people died, including a rioter shot by Capitol…




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Nicholas Grossman

Nicholas Grossman

Senior Editor at Arc Digital. Poli Sci prof (IR) at U. Illinois. Author of “Drones and Terrorism.” Politics, national security, and occasional nerdery.

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