Rachel Maddow Slams Sen. Ron Johnson’s Racist Defense Of Trump Terrorists

Rachel Maddow called out the bigotry behind Sen. Ron Johnson’s claims that the Trump terrorists who assaulted the Capitol were excellent individuals.


Rachel Maddow stated, “Ron Johnson tonight talking about why he wasn’t afraid at all during the attack because he could tell by looking at them they were all good people who would never break the law.”

Maddow played a clip of Sen. Johnson stating, “I’m also criticized because I made the comment on January 6th I never felt threatened. Because I didn’t. Mainly because I knew that even though those thousands of people that were marched into the Capitol were trying to pressure people like me to vote the way they wanted me to vote, I knew they love this country, truly respect law enforcement, would never do anything to break a law, so I wasn’t concerned. Had the tables been turned, Joe, this gets me in trouble, had President Trump won the election and tens of thousands of Black Lives Matter and Antifa protesters, I might have been a little concerned.”

The MSNBC host reacted, “I might have been a little concerned. If they had been black, that would have been one thing, but these were white men who were convicted felons and members of large white supremacist prison gangs assaulting the officers and trying to kill the vice president. But look how white, how can I feel scared? Have you seen how white these men were? If they had been black — god bless you, senator Ron Johnson.”

More individuals in the media require to state precisely what Maddow stated. Republicans require to be required their racist defense of the Trump terrorists. Anytime a Republican points out Black Lives Matter when inquired about the Capitol attack, they require to be asked why they are bringing race into the discussion and the number of Black Lives Matter protesters have tried to topple the federal government?

Maddow accomplished. Republican politicians are safeguarding domestic terrorism and sedition with bigotry, and they require to be called out on it.

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Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.