Banks talks to CNY Central, WAER one year after Jan. 6 insurrection
Professor Emeritus William C. Banks worries the disinformation that fueled the attack on the U.S. Capitol one year ago will lead to additional unrest in the future. Banks says the attempt to obstruct the lawful transfer of presidential power as Congress certified the election results has shaken the very foundation of our nation. "I don't think there's anything to suggest that we couldn't see a repeat. If it's a close election again, than those on the losing side will insist that the election was fraudulent in some way, even though the facts tell us that votes were fairly counted. That's of course what happened this time, an unwillingness to accept facts," he told WAER. He also spoke to CNY Central about the insurrection.
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