This is not mental illness. This is evil. This is bad people or normal people doing bad things. Do you think that the 70% of Republicans who think Biden was not elected fairly are mentally ill? This is millions of people. I think most of them are regular people who have chosen to believe and do bad things. Don’t use mental illness as an excuse. These are sane people who know what they’re doing. Just because it’s terrible and we haven’t seen anything like it here doesn’t mean they are insane.
I frequently object to the mental illness explanations on Twitter: