Kyle Rittenhouse, The 17 Year Old Child

Something about the Kyle Rittenhouse murder case bothers me nearly as much as the atrocious, senseless murders of young men that occurred that night. In my mind’s eye, I see a baby-faced, pouty-lipped, child with an enormous, high powered gun, meandering around a protest and riot scene, with the notion in his young head of protecting a car lot. Some Americans seem to agree that Kyle’s reasoning of protecting property by threatening lives is a rational hero’s thought process, but I can not. What I see is a situation that was bound to erupt into violence, made substantially worse by a…



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