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"Oaths questioned as Trump’s backers fight against loss" (Commentary by Corey Brettschneider)

“The worst that could happen is that people roll their eyes at the oath and they say, ‘Oh, none of them mean it,’ and I think what we’ve got to do at a time of crisis is exactly the opposite — is to say, this does mean something...When you break the law, you need to be held to account, and that’s what’s really up to the American people to be outraged when Trump does what he’s done,” comments Professor of Political Science Corey Brettschneider.

January 11, 2021 The Daily Mining Gazette

“The worst that could happen is that people roll their eyes at the oath and they say, ‘Oh, none of them mean it,’ and I think what we’ve got to do at a time of crisis is exactly the opposite — is to say, this does mean something...When you break the law, you need to be held to account, and that’s what’s really up to the American people to be outraged when Trump does what he’s done,” comments Professor of Political Science Corey Brettschneider.

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