“The Republican National Committee censured two GOP lawmakers on Friday for participating on the committee investigating the violent Jan. 6 insurrection and assailed the panel for leading a ‘persecution of ordinary citizens engaged in legitimate political discourse.'” (AP, February 4, 2022)
legitimate (lə-jĭt′ə-mĭt) adjective: 1. Being in compliance with the law; lawful. 2. Being in accordance with established or accepted rules and standards. (American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th edition)
discourse (dĭs′kôrs) noun: 1. Verbal expression in speech or writing. 2. Verbal exchange or conversation. 3. formal, lengthy treatment of a subject, either written or spoken. (The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.)
What else is there to say but God help America and our future generations. God protect them from the likes of the Republican Party.