Kenosha’s Kyle Rittenhouse: Scapegoat or Patriot? by John Zmirak

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By John Zmirak, The Stream, August 27, 2020

As we watch armed political gangs take over our cities, with the connivance of many governors and mayors, we see the media focusing instead on a single scapegoat. His name is Kyle Rittenhouse, and he is 17. Stories are churning out of the media apparat vilifying a young man who joined some armed citizens trying to defend Kenosha, Wisconsin businesses from looters. Those looters used the pretext of the police shooting of Jacob Blake earlier this week.

Apparently facing a mob that was trying to burn down a gas station, Rittenhouse warned them to stop. A large group rushed him, and he ran away, then tripped. The attackers pounced, one of them trying to club the young man with a skateboard while he was down. So he shot all three attackers. Two of them died. One of those, it appears, was a convicted sex offender.  …

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