Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart found just the right words in 1964 when he concurred in a First Amendment case. The Constitution, he asserted, protected obscene speech except for hard core pornography. I won't try to describe it, Stewart wrote, but I'll know it when I see it. Americans also might search their vocabulary to describe the January 6th mob assault on Congress, but no one could fail to recognize the political pornography the day represents.
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