In Georgia’s Senate runoffs, the central issue is right-wing insurrection.
William Saletan of Slate –
As President Donald Trump headed to Georgia for a campaign rally on Saturday, a menace was spreading across the country: a right-wing insurrection, led by the president and his supporters, to overthrow the 2020 election by intimidation or force. That threat is becoming a central issue in the Jan. 5 Georgia runoffs that will decide control of the U.S. Senate.
The insurrection has been boiling at pro-Trump rallies in the past few weeks. In Georgia, amid chants of “victory or death,” speakers have vowed to “remove” a new Democratic administration, arguing that it “doesn’t have the military on their side.”
At a rally led by Donald Trump Jr., a speaker warned, “We’re getting ready to start shooting.