In the news today: In the wake of a violent insurrection, the Senate continues to be a cesspit of self-important dithering that treats each of the nation’s most urgent crises as little more than background scenery for their latest monologues. The nation’s top immigration agency continues to prove itself little more than an employment agency for sociopaths. A plot by neo-Nazis to start a civil war by killing other far-right activists may have been thwarted by federal law enforcement but, as the far-right adaptation of new tactics directly targeting legislative buildings and lawmakers themselves continues to expand, more violence is assuredly in the works. You might want to go look at pictures of puppies or something after this; it’s been a long day.
Here’s some of what you may have missed: