A protest or an insurrection — no matter how you call it today’s events where Pro-Trump supporters forced themselves into the US Capitol while government officials certify the elections results re-affirm political and social chaos also exists in America. January 6, 2021 will be remembered as the day when modern US democracy was threatened and almost overpowered by a mob.
[Updates as of January 7,2021] Four people died in yesterday’s “failed coup” to the US Capitol. Various social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook and Instagram have temporarily blocked the outgoing president’s accounts for inciting insurgency.
This episode of The Daily podcast, “An Assault on the Capitol”, will bring you right inside the capitol as witnesses share what happened when the mob forced their way inside the country’s capitol.