The other attack inside the Capitol that we need to talk about
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The insurrection was bad enough, but inside the Capitol, GOP legislators made things worse by refusing to adhere to basic COVID-19 protocols.
Although many facts around the Capitol siege of January 6 remain murky a week later, one thing is abundantly clear: That day synthesized two unforgivable acts of Republican hostility from the past year into a multilayered attack.

The most prominent assault, of course, is inciting insurrection with lies about the election. Over 130 GOP politicians pledged to challenge Joe Biden's electoral votes, long after any reasonable person should have concluded that the former VP won the presidential race fair and square.

The other aggression that occurred that…
Joe Berkowitz
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