Finally, a bipartisan red line against insurrection
Last December, Oregon lawmaker Mike Nearman was meeting with activists unhappy with the state’s pandemic lockdown. He shared their sentiments and thought he’d do something to show solidarity. So he presented them with a scenario.
Supposing, Nearman told them, someone was hoping to breach the state Capitol, which has been closed to the public for over a year. Let’s say you called a certain cellphone number — his — and told Nearman you were standing just outside the building at a certain entrance.