This article misses the key point… These were “normal” people and not rejects from society.
People’s news source is ultimately the best predictor of what they will believe. Fox News and other media falsely portrayed the election as stolen to get more views, but the result was people genuinely believed them.
A person who genuinely believed the election was stolen would rightly take action to defend their rights.
To prevent this from happening again, hold people who tell lies accountable civilly and criminally.