Seth Abramson Makes the Case For Charging Trump With Sedition


Seth Abramson analyzes Trump’s January 6th rhetoric in a thread deserves wider exposure. As does his subsequent thread analyzing the speeches at Trump’s rally that immediately preceded his. Here’s the link to his analysis of Trump’s own words:

 

And here’s the link to the analysis of the speakers before him and the context that they create for understanding Trump’s speech:

 

This next quote is a particularly telling bit, but all of it is worthwhile. (I just wish he’d written the thing outside of twitter & linked it.) Read this:

 

There’s lots more. I’m not sure that 100k people actually attended the rally (others put the number at 30k or thereabouts), but besides using the larger end of crowd estimates, what he’s saying makes a reasonable case that this was knowing, willful incitement on the part of multiple speakers, including both Trump and is son.

Comments

  1. Some Old Programmer says

    Crip Dyke @3, last I heard, US$200k is a drop in the bucket; just public reports of his debts to Deutsche Bank is in the hundreds of millions.

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