Mods: Feel free to delete this thread if it's too similar to the old (closed) January 6 thread.\n\nIt appears to me that Rhodes avoided going into the U.S. Capital in an effort to avoid criminal charges. Thus, the DOJ indicted him on seditious conspiracy, even though this can be difficult to prove.\n\n>>>WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - Stewart Rhodes, founder of the right-wing Oath Keepers militia group, was found guilty on Tuesday of seditious conspiracy for last year's attack on the U.S. Capitol in a failed bid to overturn then-President Donald Trump's 2020 election loss - an important victory for the Justice Department.\n\nThe verdicts against Rhodes and four co-defendants, after three days of deliberations by the 12-member jury, came in the highest-profile trial so far to emerge from the deadly Jan. 6, 2021, assault on the U.S. Capitol, with other high-profile trials due to begin next month. . . .\n\nRhodes, a Yale Law School-educated former Army paratrooper and disbarred attorney, was . . . convicted on three counts and acquitted on two.<<<\n\nhttps:\/\/www.reuters.com\/legal\/us-jury-reaches-verdict-trial-oath-keepers-militia-founder-rhodes-2022-11-29\/\n\nAnd, just in case you're wondering why he wears a patch over his eye, here it is:\n\n"Rhodes, who wears an eye patch after accidentally shooting himself in the face with his own gun . . ."