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Ross: How will ‘stop the steal’ mob be remembered by future generations?

Trump supporters gesture to U.S. Capitol Police in the hallway outside of the Senate chamber at the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

So, Trump has officially been impeached a second time. But what about all the politicians who still cannot bring themselves to say the election wasn’t stolen?

Are they really OK with what’s happened? A president who spends four years teaching us that American elections are rigged, and who then tells the thousands of people on the day his defeat is about to be certified that they still have time to stop it?

Most of his congressional support group still ignore the re-education campaign that set us up for what happened last week, and which has now set us up for an inauguration that needs 20,000 soldiers to be safe.

And yet grievances keep coming – now there’s outrage about Twitter and Amazon and Google blocking his accounts.

I heard a Fox News host call it the “ultimate cancel culture… canceling a sitting U.S. President.” To which I would say – what do you call it when a sitting U.S. president tries to cancel a 233-year-old Constitution?

But then, people have a knack for editing their memories.

I’m sure that years from now, a curious child will point to their smartphone and say, “Grandpa, is that a video of you chanting ‘stop the steal’ with Donald Trump back in 2021?”

“Oh no,” Grandpa will say.

“But that’s your name right there, Grandpa!” the child will astutely point out.

“Oh yes,” he’ll answer. “But I wasn’t chanting it with him. I was chanting it at him.”

“You were a hero, Grandpa!”

“Yes, I was.”

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