Why We Need to Reckon with January 6 in Order to Move On

Preparing for the future requires an honest accounting of the past.

January 6 is fated to be one of those days that, as FDR said of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, will live in infamy. In years to come, people will remember where they were when they heard that insurrectionists had breached the Capitol and were rampaging…

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Dr. Thomas J. West III

Dr. Thomas J. West III

Ph.D. in English | Film and TV geek | Lover of fantasy and history | Full-time writer | Feminist and queer | Liberal scold and gadfly

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