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Letter: Sudden outrage

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

Washington under siege! Yes it was. Back in May when homes and businesses were being destroyed, much like Portland, Oregon; Seattle, Washington, and many other cities around the country. People’s lives and livelihoods were destroyed.

Where were Warner and the other politicians then?

Now that it is in their own backyard, they are suddenly outraged. And, by the way, many of the pictures shown by the media about the events on Jan. 6 were taken during the riots in May to convince us how bad it was and how much danger they were in. Of course, none of them were hurt, none lost their businesses or their jobs (though many should).

Interesting that the May riots were blamed on Trump because the perpetrators hated him and had a “right” to protest. The events of Jan. 6 were also blamed on Trump because the perpetrators supported him but had no right to “protest.” Interesting country we now live in when one party makes up and controls the narrative while suppr...

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