“DC Guantanamo Bay”? Attorney Alleges Torture…

On Jan. 6, the above image of Richard Barnett — the man who purportedly hoisted his feet on Nancy Pelosi’s desk — rocketed around the world’s media. Instantaneously, Barnett was depicted as personifying the insurrectionist fervor of that day, given his apparent willingness to desecrate the sacred adornments of the Capitol. But hold on a second. Did you know that the object in question was not, in fact, “Nancy Pelosi’s desk”? And did you know that Barnett posed for the infamous photo at the inducement of journalists who happened to be in his close proximity?

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