To give a sense of perspective, this page presents a compare/contrast look at facts relating to Jan. 6th, 2021 and the BLM riots of the summer of 2020.
Lots of links and background information there, including a handy table featuring tidbits like these:
- Police Officers Assaulted: Jan 6 – 140; BLM – 2037
- Federal Charges for Assault: Jan 6 – 220; BLM – 44
- Estimated Damage: Jan 6 – $1.5 million; BLM – $1-$2 billion
One riot is an understandable expression of justifiable anger, the other is a threat to all we hold dear. Guess which is which!