“The Capitol is a magnet for protest, and sometimes it’s violent,” David Meyer, a sociology professor at the University of California, Irvine [and] author of “The Politics of Protest: Social Movements in America,” told Reuters on Thursday. “What’s really unusual this time is a president of the United States explicitly encouraging people to take up violent means against his political opponents.”

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