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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.
It can only mislead and mystify and the greater part of the literature is a mere jumble of inaccurate and mystifying statements.
By-and-by, having had his glass––and still with the puzzle of myself to mystify his poor wits––Tom Bull departed.
"The more we mystify them, the more they will fear us," said the doctor.
PHARAOH'S BROKERELLSWORTH DOUGLASS
Nothing, indeed, has tended to deceive and mystify the public mind more than the arbitrary conjunction of names.
He sat down and wrote one of those short, clear-cut articles which served to amuse and mystify the public.
Since Daisy was Shadow we shall not mystify the reader, but simply speak of him by the name to which we are accustomed.

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