DISINFO: The Capitol unrest is very convenient for the “deep state”
  • Outlet: cz.sputniknews.com (archived)*
  • Date of publication: January 09, 2021
  • Outlet language(s): Czech
  • Reported in: Issue 226
  • Countries / regions discussed: US
US Presidential Election 2020 Deep state Freedom of speech Donald Trump Barack Obama Elections

DISINFO: The Capitol unrest is very convenient for the “deep state”


The Capitol unrest made it possible for the “deep state” to suppress those who disagree and opened the country to a de facto one-party system under the Democratic Party. The “deep state” did not even spare its own country and it is not clear what will “deep state” do when they find out usual methods of pressure do not work.

In order to defeat Trump, the Democrats not only violated the established rules of the domestic political game. They have threatened the political system of the United States as such, including freedom of speech and elections – and clearly do not intend to stop there. Given this scenario, the chances the US will stick to at least some foreign policy framework seems rather illusory – just see how the US uses sanctions or “humanitarian” bombing as systemic measures.


A recurring disinformation narrative about the so-called “deep state”.

There is no evidence to support the claim that a secret global elite is ruling the world and promotes wars and violence. Although the “deep state” conspiracy, claiming for instance that rogue spies are spreading lies about President Trump, has been popular among conspiracy theorists for some time now, there is no evidence of its existence.

It is not true that Democrats somehow violated the rules of democracy. President-elect Joe Biden, who was a candidate of the Democratic Party, won the popular vote by 7 million votes. Although the Trump campaign filed 62 election lawsuits to overturn the result, 61 of them have been dismissed. The OSCE Observation Mission stated that the 2020 Presidential election vote was “competitive and well managed”. Read more OSCE statements on the American elections here.


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