No matter how much President Trump rage-tweets his way through tirades rejecting the results of the election, come hell or high water, he will leave the White House on Jan. 20. More people voted for President-elect Joe Biden than for any other candidate in the nation’s history, and barring some tragic accident, he will become our 46th president come next year.
All of this makes the “Million MAGA March” both strategically inane and physically reckless and the antifa response to it so incredibly telling. Outside of the very, very far from 1 million men who descended on the capital to rally for Trump, Washington is home to fewer Trump supporters than you would find in any single small town in a very purple area. Barely more than 18,000 city residents, or 5.5% of this year’s turnout, voted for Trump, with nearly 93% of voters casting their ballots for Biden.
And yet, the march has been met with