It's a small but telling thing: this from the article on the Whitmer kidnapping plot is dead wrong. And it normalizes what actually happened here in Michigan.
F.B.I. Says Michigan Militia Plotted to Kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
Some colleagues and I were dwelling on this remarkable sentence in a shocking new report by et al.
Six men were arrested and accused of plotting with a militia group to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan, the authorities said.
My god. F.B.I. Says Michigan Militia Plotted to Kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
And yet the President will still claim Antifa is the problem.
Six men were arrested and accused of plotting with a militia group to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan, the authorities announced on Thursday.
It's good the far right militia guys allegedly plotting to kidnap Governor Whitmer got arrested. But it should be noted that, like many would-be Islamic terrorists arrested since 2001, they appear to be idiots who had little hope of executing their plans.
Let's just say that these "revolutionaries" of the Wolverine Watchmen (Wankers) plotting to overthrow the government by kidnapping the Michigan governor are not exactly Washington, Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, Paine, Hamilton, Madison, and Rush.
This kind of a plot doesn't come out of nowhere. Protesters against mask and business closure orders called them forms of tyranny. Some carried automatic weapons into the Capitol, amid Nazi and Confederate images. Trump tweeted "Liberate Michigan.''
FBI Arrests Six Michigan Militia who Plotted to Kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer
BREAKING: Six men were arrested and accused of plotting with a militia group to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan, the authorities announced on Thursday.
Fascism is coming to America clothed in the flag/waving the cross/promoted by a corrupt demagogue/& implemented by right wing storm troopers.
So, this is where we are now. This is what 45s rhetoric creates. Out.of.con.trol.
F.B.I. Says Michigan Anti-Government Group Plotted to Kidnap Gov. #GretchenWhitmer Authorities charged 13 men, some of whom were accused of plotting to storm the State Capitol building and planning to start a civil war.
A right-wing militia planned to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan and put her on trial. Will Pres. Trump speak up forcefully about such terrorists?
Gee who was it who tweeted LIBERATE MICHIGAN 🤔
#GOP, #WhiteSupremacists, & #Trump: The "both sides" rhetoric is bankrupt. The overwhelming cases of hatred, violence, & treason are coming from one (racist, mostly white, neoconservative, & fascist) side.
Rewinding to when certain elements flipped out over Washington & Lee having a course called “how to overthrow the state” and said what country even is this anymore
Remember a few weeks back when the FBI chief said right-wing groups are our main domestic terror threat? ⁦
“Authorities in Michigan charged 13 men with a battery of terrorism ... revealing what they said were plans ... [to] initiate a civil war to cause society to crumble and kidnap the Michigan governor ahead of the presidential election.”