It is widely seen that the U.S. House Select Committee about January 6 is falling flat. See, e.g., Breitbart’s article, ” January 6 Committee’s Third Hearing So Boring NBC Cut to Golf Instead .” (For golf to be more interesting, it’s bad.)
What’s more amazing is that no clue has penetrated the fog of Democrats, establishment Republicans, the news media, or far-left activists about why. Our political class is so out of touch that it could not see this collective yawn coming.
And no, this is not about interviewing that one magic witness. It is the fundamental concept of their entire effort that the American people see through like a windowpane. There are no additional witnesses or documents that can save an enterprise doomed from the start.
First, the Committee is convincing us that this is only a political disagreement. Trump and his leadership team and MAGA voters are “guilty” of having incorrect political views and committing “wrongthink.” (I encourage all to re-read George Orwell’s 1984 . ) The Committee is trying to prove that Trump was just wrong.
The Committee is violating the First Amendment constitutional rights of millions of Americans, including by chilling, intimidating, and frightening U.S. citizens from expressing their political views. You are not allowed to believe that the 2000, er, 2016 , er, 2020 presidential election was stolen — as Al Gore and then Jill Stein claimed.
Other than running up the body count of witnesses, the Committee is clearly obsessed with criminalizing political differences. But “Congress shall make no law … abridging the freedom of speech.” Congress has no valid legislative purpose to cut the First Amendment out of the Constitution.
Second, the left-wing conspiracy theory of a January 6 “insurrection” could work only if people don’t think about it too much. The public hearings make the fundamental mistake […]
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