Pre-Nazi Germany tells us the fight to save American democracy is just beginning
Stopping an attempted insurrection is only a start
A mob of several thousand outraged people rampaged through the streets of the city after a long rambling speech by their leader inciting them to do so. Some used violence. Windows were broken, shots were heard, there was bloodshed. The leader of the pack demanded that the political swamp be drained. After a tumultuous few hours, order was restored, and elected officials emerged from their hiding places.
No, this is not Washington D.C., Jan. 6, 2021. This was Munich, Nov. 8, 1923.