The Guardian reports:
Trump supporters and members of far-right extremist groups who took part in the violent insurrection at the US Capitol on 6 January are raising hundreds of thousands of dollars from online crowdfunding sites by portraying themselves as maligned American patriots, martyrs and “political prisoners”.
Several of the highest-profile participants in the “stop the steal” insurrection are raising substantial sums on fundraising sites. They include members of the far-right Proud Boys and many of the 6 January individuals being detained in a Washington DC jail, awaiting trial for allegedly attacking police officers.
Read the full article. As you’ll see, homocons Brandon Straka and Jim Hoft feature in the report.
In their donations appeals they are drastically rewriting history.
Capitol attack insurrectionists flock to fundraising websites to raise defense funds https://t.co/r0cNdz7Yrl
— Katherine Stewart (@kathsstewart) December 17, 2021