Elise Thomas on the Capitol Hill Insurrection

“For me, the striking thing about so many of these images of rioters in the Capitol is that what they’re doing–all of them–is creating content for social media. At least in their minds, the true seat of power is not actually in that building. It’s online.”
– Freelance journalist Elise Thomas, tweeting about the selfie-taking, livestreaming mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol Building today

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