You have to admire them for their speed. Not 48 hours after elements of their political base ransacked the Capitol in what now appears to have been at least in part a very well-organized lynch mob, they’ve gotten their followers ginned up about the fact that large private American corporations at long last have come to the realization that being vehicles for armed sedition against the United States is bad for business. They’ve explained that they are the real victims of their own looting and pillaging. And, since both terrified congressional staffers and the guys who erected a damn gallows on the National Mall have been equally traumatized by the events of last week, it’s time for us to move on, in unity, lest the tender fee-fees of the MAGA Ostrogoths once again drive them to insurrection.

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