Pretending the Jan. 6 demonstration was an insurrection is silly. An “insurrection,” which didn’t seek to topple any government, which was in support of the sitting president, and where the armed people were all on the other side? Nonsense.
Sooner or later, the US will return to the “hands off foreign disputes” approach that characterized its first century. Better that it do so sooner and voluntarily than later under the compulsion of military, economic, and political collapse.