Vice News reports:
At 9 p.m. every night, inmates in the so-called Patriot Wing of the D.C. Correctional Treatment Facility reportedly stand at attention and sing The Star-Spangled Banner. You can even listen, if you want, to an alleged recording of it on the website called The Patriot Freedom Project. Inmates had also started their own handwritten newsletter and passed it from cell to cell, one detainee told NBC 4.
The “Patriot Wing” houses the most hardcore perpetrators of the January 6 riot, roughly 40 men in all. On the outside, they’ve been recast as “political prisoners” by some sitting GOP politicians, while some fans even paint them as heroes—literally. One pro-Trump fine artist recently published images of a new painting titled “Solitary Confinement,” showing a shackled prisoner wearing a red MAGA hat, wasting away in his cell.
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Reports tricking out from DC Jail’s “Patriot Wing” suggest that some Jan 6-ers are bonding and becoming even more entrenched in their anti-govt beliefs.
Experts say this speaks to the broader issue of radicalization in custody https://t.co/Ci4BifVLza
— Tess Owen (@misstessowen) October 21, 2021