The Next One has chimed in. From :
"If local politicians will not do their most basic job to protect our citizens, let's see how these anarchists respond when the 101st Airborne is on the other side of the street," Cotton said during a Monday morning interview on Fox News. Cotton, who's closely aligned with President Donald Trump, elaborated on his position on Twitter, calling violence at protests "domestic terrorism."
"We need to have zero tolerance for this destruction," , calling protesters "Antifa terrorists."
"And, if necessary, the 10th Mountain, 82nd Airborne, 1st Cav, 3rd Infantry — whatever it takes to restore order. No quarter for insurrectionists, anarchists, rioters, and looters."
Cotton, the bobble-throated slapdick from Arkansas, is the perennial answer to the question, "What would Trump be like if he weren’t such a massive blob of twisted psychological flotsam?" I have another assignment for our Never Trump brethren and sistren—pace Molly Ivins—to undertake: become Never Cottons, before he really gets rolling and it’s too late.
(An aside: from The Lincoln Project is indeed compelling, so much so that you almost forget that some of the people behind it were perfectly fine with the Confederate battle flag as a rallying totem in past campaigns. Almost.)
One of the real perils of the aftermath of this administration* will be a feeling that nothing could be worse than life under this president*. It can always get worse. Believe that.
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