‘So, So Angry’: Reporters Who Survived the Capitol Riot Are Still Struggling

The reporters who survived the insurrection are still covering Congress. But things don’t feel normal.

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Hasnain says:

“He says looking back on it, he should have covered events like the early days of the Tea Party movement differently. At one early Tea Party rally he heard a protestor use the N word, but he decided against writing about it because he didn’t think it represented the broader crowd.

“We used a lot of euphemisms. That was white rage and we should have covered it as white rage, and we didn’t, we covered it as conservative backlash. They were booing John Lewis, for god’s sake,” he said.”

Posted on 2021-07-07T06:06:20+0000