The January 6 Committee’s Fatal Flaws
The January 6 committee ‘hearings’ are carefully choreographed performances.
Tuesday’s January 6 committee hearing was another snapshot of why the committee is both important and fatally flawed. The panel continues to make a compelling case that former president Donald Trump was and is unfit for the office. But its one-sidedness and lack of basic due process render much of its work suspect.
We’ve already noted that the topic of Tuesday’s session was Trump’s pressure campaign against Republican state-election officials, in which he tried to influence them to reverse now-President Biden’s victory by...