The violent climax of hyper-masculinity

An assault on the body that said no. The body being the capitol. The will of the majority of American people. After years of riling up misogynist, white supremacists through his hate rallies, they rampaged the target their supreme leader commanded them to seize control. Crazed women in there, too. Black and brown men in there, too. It’s called internalized misogyny . Internalized racism. It’s Stockholm syndrome.

INSURRECTION “an act or instance of revolting against civil authority or an established government” M-W

Rioting against the certified outcome of an election VS Protesting for civil rights and the right to live free, the right for the same protections extended to white Americans. Getting the benefit of the doubt.

A Zombie movie came to life

Rioters calling for “heads on pikes”

Brainwashed, indoctrinated cult followers. Misunderstanding their cult for “America”. Replacing the American flag with a trump flag. Believing they’re the “True Patriots” while following a dictator who subverts democracy and the rule of law.

“We’re not asking you to shoot them like you shoot us we’re asking you NOT to shoot us like you DON’T shoot them!”

Blue Lives Matter contradictions

Officer crushed in doorway

Pro-Trump rioters smeared poop in U.S. Capitol hallways during belligerent attack

Fact check: Viral images compare handling of Black Lives Matter protests and Capitol riot

Shocking Photos of the Violent Riots Occurring at the U.S. Capitol

The ‘QAnon shaman’ from Arizona at the heart of the Capitol riots – Posed with Giuliani

Exit Polls Point to the Power of White Patriarchy Some people who have historically been oppressed will stand with their oppressors.

The White Man’s Audacity

When pro-Trump rioters stormed the Capitol Building, it showed, yet again, what the white man thinks he deserves.

“Women Overcame the Toxic Masculinity that Defined the Trump Presidency. Then It Was Displayed Anew. While women channeled their activism into progress, men took out their grievances on democracy

The Macho Appeal of Donald Trump

“Though a majority of Latino voters favor Democrats, Hispanic men are a small but enduring part of Trump’s base. Those supporters see him as forceful, unapologetic and a symbol of economic success.

Trump Has Weaponized Masculinity As President. Here’s Why It Matters

Man Enough? | Voice Male magazine

Trump Is a Climax of America’s Masculinity Problem

The cowboy in crisis, or male anxiety in American politics | Victoria Bekiempis

Opinion | Donald Trump, Manly He-Man (Published 2018)

Analysis: How professional wrestling perfectly explains Donald Trump’s ‘Superman’ stunt

Women Overcame the Toxic Masculinity that Defined the Trump Presidency. Then It Was Displayed Anew.