Stephen Colbert furiously explains why the mob who stormed the U.S. Capitol are 'terrorists'

“When I saw the events at the Capitol last Wednesday, I was more upset than I can ever remember,” said Late Show host Stephen Colbert on Monday night. “Yeah, [9/11] is the most horrible day in America’s history. But I want to point out: No Americans were cheering for the terrorists back then! No-one was making excuses for the terrorists! No-one was pretending that they weren’t terrorists!”

Last week’s attack on the Capitol was a significant and devastating moment for the United States. Trump supporters’ violent attempt to overturn the election results was one of the strongest threats to America’s democracy yet.  Read more…

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