His actions incited the mob that shut down the Capitol, temporarily suspended the business of Congress, and shuttered his chaotic attempt to save an election he lost and any hopes for a legacy.
Many of the pro-Trumpers wore garish attire, shouted obscene slogans and vulgar insults at police and bystanders. Trump, of course, applauded their actions.
His unbalanced actions have stoked threats and violence from his equally unstable supporters.
Ignoring the facts and verified election counts, the cult of Trump took to the streets to do what Trump does: Incite violence, promote hate and push lies.
When we need to point out who is responsible for the violence that threatens America, one only needs to focus on the man who lives at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Biden called Trump’s rage tweets on Sunday irresponsible and self-serving. “He’s stoking violence in our cities. He can’t stop the violence because for years he’s fomented it.”
The trouble on the streets that Trump claims will be part of the Biden administration overlooks one key fact: It is happening now, in his presidency, and he can’t control it.
When police thank right-wing wannabe militia members and give them fist-bumps while Trump calls them “great patriots,” they encourage the violence that leaves people dead on the streets.
He praised the 17-year-old charged with murdering two in Kenosha and urged on his violent supporters in Portland, calling them “great patriots.”
Shootings and other violence now threatens too many cities in America.