Cringey: Kansas City Star Still Obsessed With Senator Josh Hawley's Fist

Sorry, but the ranting about the THE CAPITOL INSURRECTION ANNIVERSARY is already going over like lead balloon.

Even Prez Trump is opting out of the hype . . .

'I don't think that's a good idea': GOP shudders at Trump Jan. 6 speech

And those were the members who decided to even talk about it. While Trump plans to defend the rioters who attacked the U.S. Capitol nearly a year ago at a press conference Thursday, Senate Republicans largely prefer to ignore him, still seeing scant purpose in provoking a prickly Trump, even a year after he's left office.

Meanwhile, our local newspaper still holds up an old photo for dramatic effect and forgets that progressive talking point from TV studios on the coasts haven't really worked to move the crowd in Missouri. 

Rather than try something new . . . They're still letting Anderson Cooper do most of their thinking.

Read more via news link . . .

The fist is still in the air: Little Lies of Jan. 6 US Capitol riot scarier than ever

OPINION AND COMMENTARY The images from that day are back on our screens and phones, a nightmare on a sickening, unstoppable loop. Screams, shouts, fistfights - and gunfire. Police battling red-hatted, placard-waving insurrectionists. Breaking glass. Smoke. Members of Congress and other workers scurrying for a place to hide.

Meanwhile, local rubes who traveled for this panty raid riot continue to confront legal trouble and, hilariously, haven't garnered much sympathy or support from their right-wing pals:

Kansas Citians accused of participating in Capitol insurrection have trial pushed back

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The trial for six Kansas City-area people accused of being involved in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has been continued, pushing the trial date back to March 2.