Headlines on 2021-01-20

  • “He Ended Up As Nothing”

    Roxane Gay, The Last Day of Disco(rd): I am tired of reciting all his crimes, misdeeds, and failures. Trump was a cruel, petty tyrant of a president who surrounded himself with similarly terrible people, slobbering sycophants, and political operatives who knew they could advance their agendas so long as they told him what he wanted to hear. Trump is the living embodiment of shamelessness. He cannot be shamed. He does not care about the 400,000 dead Americans he has barely acknowledged. He does...

    kottke.org
  • Proud Boy organizer arrested in Florida for riot at Capitol

    Authorities say an organizer of the Proud Boys far-right extremist group has been arrested for taking part in the siege of the U.S. Capitol earlier this month

    The Independent