This weekend, a group of disparate groups of supporters of the January 6 insurgency came together to grumble and complain about the mistreatment of their compatriots. They expected an epic turnout. The crowd was as thin as the mental bandwidth of the rally participants.
“Come support your January 6 heroes at the biggest J6 event yet! » information about the rally read in The Gateway Pundit. “More than 20 powerful speakers confirmed. Now is the time to stand united and show our strength in numbers by protesting against conservative political persecution in the heart of the US Capitol. Declare (sic) for those who defended you.
Speakers at this sad little event consisted of a long list of ubiquitous MAGA favorites, including MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell; Micki Witthoeft, Ashli Babbit’s mother (the insurgent fatally shot by a police officer during a riot at the US Capitol on January 6); Couy Griffin, founder of Cowboys for Trump; and unemployed business school professor and full-time Holocaust denierDavid Clementsto name a few.
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1776 Leader of the Restoration movementDavid “Santa Claus” Riddell told The Daily Beast“Treating everyone just because they’re part of a day like they’re vicious criminals. … I know they’re not.
Clement seized again on the treatment of the January 6 rioters, dismissing the violence of the day and telling the Daily Beast: “There are people who are being held for misdemeanors, whose due process rights are being violated. […] ” It’s not sufficient ? »
Ben Collins, NBC News reporter covered the rally. He wrote on Twitter that most attendees, and the organizers themselves, seemed all over the place when it came to getting the message of the day right.
“No one at that January 6 Truth Rally really decided whether the rioters are proud of it, if they didn’t do it, or if they did it and it was a set-up . […] The theme is essentially: there was no insurrection on January 6, and we would do it again” Collins wrote.
At least 919 people were arrested and charged during the January 6 uprising, Insider reports.
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