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How history textbooks will deal with the U.S. Capitol attack

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Include a picture of that guy with his feet up on Pelosi's desk with the caption.

"Truly draining the swamp, chasing them out of the Capitol like rats."

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Yes, let’s glorify sedition in our textbooks. That’s appropriate.

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"Truly draining the swamp, chasing them out of the Capitol like rats."

GOP- ‘The law and order party’ now arm in arm with terrorists.

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Yes, let’s glorify sedition in our textbooks. That’s appropriate.

Turn to the page titled July 4th 1776, and you'll see it's very appropriate.

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@burningbush,

GOP rep Marjorie Taylor Greene has supported calls for the murder of political opponents, trump supporters carried bombs and were attempting to kill democratically elected leaders. Do you support these people and their actions? Is this what you call ‘draining the swamp’?

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Compared with Putin's oppressions at the moment?

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Turn to the page titled July 4th 1776, and you'll see it's very appropriate.

Painfully obvious retort.

Under certain circumstances such as a king pressing his boot against your neck both literally and figuratively, but the current government is nowhere near that.

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Trump attempted an armed insurrection, and failed.

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Turn to the page titled July 4th 1776, and you'll see it's very appropriate.

2021 is not 1776.

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Include a picture of that guy with his feet up on Pelosi's desk with the caption.

"Truly draining the swamp, chasing them out of the Capitol like rats."

Could you explain why you think forcing duly elected representatives of the people from their offices in fear of their life because you don't like that you lost an election is a good thing?

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Turn to the page titled July 4th 1776, and you'll see it's very appropriate.

Pages usually have numbers, not titles. Perhaps this is why you are having difficulty with books, and therefore historical analysis.

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Isn't this a matter for future historians?

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Turn to the page titled July 4th 1776, and you'll see it's very appropriate.

You have it upside down. 1776 was about throwing off an absolute monarch and his army so the colonies could rule themselves. What happened on January 6th was about overthrowing a duly elected government and murder of legislators by disgruntled supporters of the person who lost the election. Overthrowing a popularly elected government is very different from overthrowing a hereditary despot.

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