Madison Cawthorn failed to remember the lesson from January 6th.
The January 6th insurgency at the US Capitol was a watershed event in American politics and history.
It was the natural outcome of a president who lied to the American people about almost everything, including the fact that he would lose the 2020 election.On the body politics, it was a cutting wound that is still healing.
Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R), of North Carolina, disagrees. Or, at the very least, he doesn’t understand that
the provocative and furious language used for political gain has real-world repercussions.
Cawthorn says that the 2020 election was “rigging” and “stolen” (it wasn’t) and that reality (it wasn’t)
would “lead to one destination, and that’s violence” in a speech to a county GOP gathering in North
He wasn’t finishing yet! Cawthorn said, ” “And I’ll tell you, as much as I’m ready to fight for our freedom
at any cost, there’s nothing I’d rather do than have to protect a fellow American with weapons.
And the only way we can stop it is if we collectively insist that election security be implemented in all 50