Trump supporters including Jacob Anthony Chansley (centre), a QAnon supporter, enter the Capitol in Washington on January 6. Photo: AFP Trump supporters including Jacob Anthony Chansley (centre), a QAnon supporter, enter the Capitol in Washington on January 6. Photo: AFP
Trump supporters including Jacob Anthony Chansley (centre), a QAnon supporter, enter the Capitol in Washington on January 6. Photo: AFP
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

Trump is out of the White House, but the angry mob he speaks for is still out there

  • There are legitimate grievances behind the seemingly outlandish words, actions and beliefs of the Trump supporters who laid siege to the Capitol
  • Whether in the US or Hong Kong, stalled mobility, inequality and distrust of government have serious consequences

Trump supporters including Jacob Anthony Chansley (centre), a QAnon supporter, enter the Capitol in Washington on January 6. Photo: AFP Trump supporters including Jacob Anthony Chansley (centre), a QAnon supporter, enter the Capitol in Washington on January 6. Photo: AFP
Trump supporters including Jacob Anthony Chansley (centre), a QAnon supporter, enter the Capitol in Washington on January 6. Photo: AFP
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Alice Wu

Alice Wu

Alice Wu fell down the rabbit hole of politics aged 12, when she ran her first election campaign. She has been writing about local politics and current affairs for the Post since 2008. Alice's daily needs include her journals, books, a multi-coloured pen and several lattes.