Common Council President Cavalier Johnson
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Actions occurring in Washington, D.C. can only be described as despicable

Statement of Common Council President Cavalier Johnson January 6, 2021

By - Jan 6th, 2021 03:54 pm

If anyone needs to see the double standard in America surrounding white privilege and race, just look at the scores of protesters who broke into the United States Capitol and stopped the certification of a duly elected president based on lies fed to them by Donald Trump and his enablers in Congress.

The President has dangerously morphed the Republican Party, fractured the sense of reality of many citizens, and threatened the fabric of America. If these people were Black or any other minority group and at the Capitol for any other reason, the President would have called them dangerous and lawless thugs who deserve to be roughed up by law enforcement.

This isn’t democracy — this is a vanity coup attempt all to stroke the ego of one man who should have never been entrusted with the most powerful position in America, and the world, because he showed us who he was on the day that he came down that escalator — and years before that even.

Democracy can be fragile. The people who broke into “The People’s House” are putting that on display.

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