29 Pictures That Show What Domestic Terrorism Looks Like In The United States
From tear gas to sledgehammers, this was anything but a "peaceful protest."
Here's what that looks like:
These domestic terrorists had sledgehammers:
They had ladders:
They had canisters of chemical irritants:
One of the rioters was spewing tear gas all over the place:
Walls were climbed:
Windows were smashed:
They used metal barricades to push back against police:
They used metal barricades to get in the building:
They basically used whatever they could to get in:
People were literally kicking windows:
And jumping through them:
And inside, some rioters had what appeared to be zip ties:
This guy had them too:
They tossed furniture out of windows:
They tossed them in the hallways:
There was also fighting between the rioters and the police:
Congressional staffers had to barricade the doors with chairs and couches:
And when they finally got the rioters out, what was left was trash:
Trash on the statues:
Trash in the hallways:
Shattered office windows:
And broken glass:
Plenty of broken glass:
A "protest"? Nah.
This was a violent riot:
These people are domestic terrorists.
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