NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE A lthough it is difficult to know what the jury will ultimately decide, there is a broad consensus that the Kyle Rittenhouse trial went surprisingly well for the defendant. The last week or so of proceedings saw a number of unforced errors by the prosecution, and a series of important revelations have bolstered Rittenhouse’s claim to have acted in self-defense when he shot and killed two men during an August 2020 riot in Kenosha, Wis. But these are legal questions. On a moral level, what are we to make of Rittenhouse’s actions? What are we to make of Rittenhouse himself?
David French, …
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