Sympathy for Ashli Babbitt

“I can’t believe this is reality.” I do not know his name or anything else about the young man who shouted this on Wednesday afternoon as he entered the Capitol, his voice combining lunatic urgency with the boredom of someone playing a video game. But one thing I do know is that he is likely still alive.

This is not true of Ashli Babbitt, the unarmed 35-year-old Air Force veteran from San Diego, who was shot by Capitol Police as she attempted to climb through a hole that had been smashed in a door just outside the Speaker’s Lobby.



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