SOURCE: Tropics of Meta
by Steven Lubet
Senator Josh Hawley arguably helped incite a mob to invade the Capitol to thwart the certification of Biden's victory. Missouri's antebellum senator David Rice Atchison helped incite a civil war in Kansas in 1854.
SOURCE: Claire Potter
by Claire Potter
The author has broadly defended free speech as a value. Josh Hawley's complaints about his cancelled book contract don't fit the bill.
by David Goldfischer
Josh Hawley wrote a 2008 biography of Theodore Roosevelt balancing praise of the former president's vision of democracy with condemnation of his grasping for power. One wonders how the author of this book could have acted as the Senator did on January 6.
SOURCE: The Guardian
Senator Josh Hawley's demands that Congress intervene in the electoral vote certification depends on ignoring that A: Congress formed such a commission in 1877 after three states failed to certify their vote and B: the resulting compromise forfeited the politial and civil rights of Black Americans.
"I've been using that word for months now," historian and author Timothy Snyder told Stelter on "Reliable Sources" Sunday.
SOURCE: Boston Herald
Conservative columnist Jonah Goldberg suggests that Republican protests over the Electoral College vote certification are ridiculous and will be remembered as desperate and un-American.
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