I'm still processing the horror of what happened, and what almost happened, in Washington.
It seems pretty clear now that Trump and his grotesque family wanted the mob to invade Congress and lynch them if they wouldn't declare Trump as President.
Trump himself is so frightened by bullies that he would think the members of Congress would just collapse if they were threatened.
There is no option now except to impeach Trump, even though he likely won't be removed from office. He needs to go down in history as the only American president impeached twice, for malfeasance and for sedition.
Here's an excerpt from a GQ article interviewing political consultant Arieth Kovler who studies Trump message boards on Reddit, Twitter, etc.
I cannot get over how close the United States has come to facism. And they're not out of the woods yet.