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Is the “Great Replacement” to blame for the January 6th insurrection at the Capitol

WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 06: A pro-Trump mob confronts U.S. Capitol police outside the Senate chamber of the U.S. Capitol Building on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Congress held a joint session today to ratify President-elect Joe Biden's 306-232 Electoral College win over President Donald Trump. A group of Republican senators said they would reject the Electoral College votes of several states unless Congress appointed a commission to audit the election results. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

The great replacement is a white nationalist conspiracy theory that the rights of minorities are becoming more important than the rights of white people. Did this play a role in the insurrection of January 6th? Jon spoke with University of Chicago Political Science Professor Dr. Robert Pape, who released a study on this topic in the Washington Post.


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