Why Historic Symbols Could Also Mean Violence

Senator Ted Cruz grilled FBI Director Christopher Wray about an FBI Internal Document — It’s Just a Performance

Crowd of Trump supporters marching on the US Capitol on 6 January 2021, ultimately leading the building being breached and several deaths. The image shows several people holding flags, including one long flagpole with both the US flag and the Yellow Gadsden “Don’t Tread on Me” Flag.
Crowd of Trump supporters marching on the US Capitol on 6 January 2021 | TapTheForwardAssist — Wikimedia Commons

“Our law enforcement has been weaponized and politicized, rather than rather than remaining apolitical as it has been for the for the history of our country,” Ted Cruz said to FBI Director Christopher

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Jamie Cohen

Jamie Cohen

Digital culture expert and meme scholar. Cultural and Media Studies PhD. Internet studies educator: social good, civic engagement and digital literacies