We're all dealing with the news of the Capitol riots in different ways, trying to come to terms with what has happened. However, some of us, including me, are relishing the abundance of "How It Started vs How It's Going" memes. Obviously.
Keep scrolling to see some of the best ones...
It's no secret that it's been a difficult time for our country...
While it's taken weeks for the president himself to concede to Biden...His supporters have been fueling the flames behind his various election fraud allegations.
And last Wednesday, those tensions reached a breaking point.
JUST IN: The entire DC National Guard has been activated by the Department of Defense following a pro-Trump mob bre… https://t.co/mEqRTqbOMh— CNN (@CNN)1609967074.0
Hundreds of rioters forced their way into the prestigious building...Breaking windows, doors, and furniture along with chants of "stop the steal!"
The rioters took over several of the rooms and chambers in the building...And photos showing them looting objects, such as the lectern of U.S. Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, quickly started circulating online.
A group of rioters even broke into Pelosi's office...With one posing in her chair with his feet up on the desk.
From this, more violence ensued...
BREAKING: Clashes reported inside the U.S. Capitol building https://t.co/2twyZAD6wJ— BNO News (@BNO News)1609961543.0
The scenes shocked people all over the globe...And the world watched on, transfixed, as more and more rioters continued to spill into the Capitol and clash with police.
Shortly afterward, it was confirmed that there had been fatalities within the Capitol.Chief Robert Contee III of the Metropolitan Police Department in Washington, DC, confirmed the news during a press conference.
It quickly emerged that one female rioter had been shot dead by police...
Washington, D.C., Police Chief Robert Contee said Wednesday's events included four fatalities: a woman who was shot… https://t.co/246Qok143t— USA TODAY (@USA TODAY)1610011920.0
From the get-go, there were calls for Trump to intervene.
You’ve caused this, get on TV immediately and stop it - before people start being killed. https://t.co/59dqsiXEaK— Piers Morgan (@Piers Morgan)1609962613.0
He instead issued a series of tweets, from his official account which has now been suspended from all social media platforms...Where he reminded the rioters that the police and law enforcement was "on our side," and to "remain peaceful."
Photographs and videos of Wednesday's scenes continue to circulate online...Many of which also show the aftermath of the siege.
You'll be glad to know that some of the perpetrators of this horrific crime have already been brought to justice.
Several arrests have already been made, with key suspects being identified via video footage from the scene.
Many weren't too hard to spot, given their choice of riot gear.
From CEOs to retail employees...
There seems to have been a whole array of attendees at the riots.
But don't worry, justice is currently running its course.
And what better way to sum up just how impactful it's been via a bunch of hilarious "How It Started vs How It's Going" memes?
It seems as though each of these memes have one thing in common...
All of these men really went home and shaved like that was going to help— Lindsay Arnold (@Lindsbinds621) January 9, 2021
It appears they've all deployed the 'have a shave disguise'.— Ralph (@Skillralph) January 9, 2021
It’s hilarious how most of these dummies had beards or facial growth and went home and shaved like nobody is going to recognize them after they removed the hair off their face. Hahahahaha— Michael James (@learherneck0811) January 9, 2021
Here are some of the best ones:
How it started How it’s going pic.twitter.com/NVravrtadc— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) January 9, 2021
Oh like shaving is going to save you from the FBI Fade🙄 pic.twitter.com/ZyWKFezj6H— Zev Love X🇯🇲 (@Kujorapps) January 9, 2021
Could do this all day.— Gavin Sheridan (@gavinsblog) January 11, 2021
How it started. How it's going. pic.twitter.com/lAkzDdGDoe
I don't know about you, but I thoroughly enjoyed that...
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