This Has Not Happened Before

Even when the electoral count was exciting, it was peaceful.

The Senate chamber. Front and center is noted Trumpist Jake Angeli, who is not a senator.
Election of 1860

Electoral votes have been challenged and thrown out before

Political cartoon related to the 1876 election. Many were concerned the election controversy would set off a second civil war if not handled carefully.

Peaceful transitions are normal.

Image from source.

Dr. Tomas McIntee is a mathematician and occasional social scientist with stray degrees in physics and philosophy.

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