The Jan. 6 hearings are exposing just how divided America has become
Last Thursday, the first of seven televised hearings of the House Select Committee on the January 6 Attack mesmerized many, mortified most and probably made no impact on hardline supporters of former President Trump. Whether Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) or Vice Chair Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) channeled Henry II in thinking “Will no one rid me of this turbulent [president]?” a convincing case was made as to Trump’s disgraceful conduct on that fateful day.
Perhaps most importantly, in this era, when Massive Attacks of Disruption (MAD) have become the looming existential danger to a divided nation, several consequences of this hearing are sadly clear.
First, this and future...