Editorial: There's money in that muzzle: After riot, Sen. Josh Hawley hit a new fundraising high

Republican Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley’s fundraising efforts, which went on even as the U.S. Capitol was being sacked, have paid off bigly. This is why politicians lie: because it’s so much more lucrative than telling voters anything they don’t want to hear. In January, Hawley’s treasonous behavior was indisputably good for business. And trying to overturn an election, even after blood was spilled by a far-right mob conned into believing it had been stolen, has so far been a good career move. According to his campaign, he just had his most fantastic month as a U.S. senator, moneywise, even if — …

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