At the Conservative Political Action Conference this week in Dallas, attendees can gaze at a bizarre exhibit in which an actor, posing as a Jan. 6 rioter, sobs in a jail cell.
Journalist Laura Jedeed documented the baffling MAGA booth on Friday and described it as “the most amazing thing” she had ever seen.
“At this CPAC booth, you receive silent disco headphones that play the harrowing testimonies of those arrested for participating in J6,” she said. tweeted. “Instead of dancing, you stand and watch this guy cry.”
(Watch the performance video in the player above.)
“What I need you to understand is that I was here for like half an hour yesterday and this guy NEVER broke character,” Jedeed added, sounding genuinely impressed with the engagement. of the actor in the role.
“He cried sitting on the bench. He was crying sitting on the ground. He counted the days on a table drawn up for this purpose.
Straka’s organization did not respond to an email seeking clarification on the significance of the exhibit. Presumably, however, it was not a genuine expression of remorse for participating in a violent attack on the US Capitol and a tacit admission that actions have consequences.
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