Truth is, those of us who cherish democracy and like to avoid giving Bullies their way need to do a better job of understanding the bullies who are our opponents. Thus, as we hear reports of chatter about more mob-driven events being planned, questions about the Trump cult's strategy need answers.
Like, what's the Purpose of such shenanigans?
Well, if the Congressional investigators look under enough rocks they are likely to find some answers.
Simply put, here’s what I saying: The planners who command the the violent activist wing of the Trumpist Party want to use violence and intimidation as tools to win elections. So, like January 6th was, the next such event will a stunt designed to scare the hell out of people.
Therefore the next stunt's purpose will be to make anyone who opposes them feel afraid of vigilante violence. Same with the one after that. Generally speaking, extreme right-wingers have convinced themselves that liberals are scaredy cats.
Moreover, fascists need to have their brownshirts/blackshirts. Some of the freedom-demanding whiteboy groups eager to play that role are already out there ... awaiting orders. Now that we know their goal -- winning elections -- what color shirts will they choose to wear as they stomp around spouting propaganda and fingering their triggers?
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