“The past conduct of the suspected white supremacists so alarmed investigators that their names had been previously entered into the national Terrorist Screening Database, a massive collection of individuals flagged as potential security risks, according to people familiar with evidence gathered in the FBI’s investigation.
The presence of so many watchlisted individuals in one place ( the Capitol) — without more robust security measures to protect the public — is another example of the intelligence failures preceding last week’s deadly assault, some current and former law enforcement officials argued”. ( Post 1/14/2021)
My comment: Peace of mind is hard to sustain when you understand how pervasive the hatred and resentment is in the country. The parallels with the revolutions of the 20s and 30s are inescapable .I never thought this could ever happen in the United States.