Unfortunately I don’t think the mental gymnastics they’re doing amounts to that. It’s a way of divorcing themselves from the bad acts (all the violence, vandalism, cops getting beaten and killed) while supporting all the people who… actually did those things. It’s all the fault of antifa, who were secretly, invisibly there, pushing Trump supporters to do bad things that they’d never, ever do on their own! (Never mind that none of that crowd could have been there if they’d been unwilling to smash down doors and beat up cops, with the intent of killing members of congress.) Sure, they might even throw the few individuals who get arrested, tried and convicted under the bus, while still being fine with all the rest of the rioters (and the movement to which they belong).
Yep. That claim was being made within days of the event.