The Capitol Insurrection

The Rise and Fall of Josh Hawley

The Man Who Would Be King’s ambition was to be Trump’s successor. Sadly for him, he was.

Joshua Hawley’s rise has been meteoric, so much so that he was on an impossible trajectory.

Hawley was the thinking man’s Trump. A Yale grad with a law degree and writing chops that would make him the alt-right’s version of Obama.



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Charles Bastille

Charles Bastille


Hyperbole enthusiast and author of MagicLand, available at your favorite bookseller: All stories © 2022 by Charles Bastille.