Some in the GOP parrot far-right talk of a coming civil war

January 16, 2021

Some leftists have used similar language, which Republicans have likened to advocating a new civil war.“At the time of the Civil War, this took the form of Southern white men angry at the idea that the federal government would interfere with their right to own Black slaves.“The favorite son of this city was murdered because of a civil war as he was president.Despite his plea and those of Democrats and a Republican sheriff, the post remained defiantly in place until a week after the Capitol attack.Silber, the Civil War historian, said she is worried the attack on the Capitol wasn’t the last stand for enraged Trump supporters.