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A former Capitol policeman well-versed in his agency’s procedures was mystified by the scene he watched unfold on live television.

Capitol Rioters Planned for Weeks in Plain Sight. The Police Weren’t Ready.by Logan Jaffe, Lydia DePillis, Isaac Arnsdorf and J. David McSwaneJanuary 7, 2021ProPublica

Law enforcement experts said they were mystified by the tactics that police used once the mob was already inside the Capitol.

Capitol breach prompts urgent questions about security failuresCarol D. Leonnig, Aaron Davis, Dan Lamothe, David FahrentholdJanuary 7, 2021Washington Post

Indeed the fact that Mnuchin and Pelosi had continued negotiating as long as they did had mystified much of Washington.

The state agency thinks she’s still on payroll, which mystifies her.

And this was just the thing he loved—to mystify honest people, and be a great deal too knowing.

Lorna DooneR. D. Blackmore

What covert heresy is this, Lucy, with which you are endeavoring to mystify my old-fashioned notions?

All the long series of attempts made in the supposed interest of the Church to mystify these transactions have at last failed.

These mystify him and his friends, but they are understandable when the whole truth is known.

Outwitting Our NervesJosephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury

Mrs. Lascelles purposely did not introduce his lordship in return, that she might mystify the old spinster.

Don't attempt to mystify me on the next occasion, and I will promise, on my side, not to mystify you.

Man and WifeWilkie Collins

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