How does the growth of hate groups link to January 6, 2021?
A handful of Michigan Trump supporters were arrested for storming the Capitol. It seems one of the organizers, Meshawn Maddock — the person who filledmany buses to DC — was recently elected co-chair of the Michigan state Republican Party.
After the riot in Washington, some argue such endorsements endanger the future of the party. “It is like the Republican Party has its own domestic army,” said Jeff Timmer, a former executive director of the Michigan party and a vocal Trump critic.
How different is this from the 1930s Nazis’ early paramilitary army, the “Brown Shirts?”