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J6 +‎ -er, from J6 (January 6 United States Capitol attack).



J6er (plural J6ers)

  1. (Internet slang, US politics, neologism) A participant in the January 6 United States Capitol attack.
    • 2021 August 24, JeffSharlet, Twitter[1], archived from the original on 2022-09-06:
      Judges going easy on J6ers on grounds that a little bit goes a long way evidently haven't read a word of history: light sentences for fascists are a gift to them, easy time that to their followers equals instant martyrdom, readymade (read: faux) "authenticity."
    • 2022 January 20, Kevin Robbins, “Jan. 6 and BLM not the same”, in The Post-Star, volume 118, number 62, Glens Falls, NY, page A4:
      Former president Trump called all the J6ers to DC promising it’d be wild.
    • 2022 March 30, Laura Italiano, “How lagging prosecutions and long jail stays are fanning the flames of Jan. 6 extremism”, in Business Insider:
      A third fundraising site, the Patriot Freedom Project, lists Rehl as one of 34 detained “J6ers.” The site is “dedicated to bringing awareness to the plight of those being politically persecuted and supporting their families and friends,” it says.
    • 2023 January 19, Tucker Carlson Tonight, spoken by Brandon Straka, via Fox News:
      I pled guilty to a misdemeanor. And when you Google my name, and you look at this dossier that the government has compiled against me and every other J6er.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:J6er.