Prosecution and Prejudice

Kyle Rittenhouse listens as Judge Bruce Schroeder talks about how the jury will view video during deliberations at the Kenosha County Courthouse in Kenosha, Wis., November 17, 2021. (Sean Krajacic/Pool via Reuters)
We have prosecutors who won’t prosecute the ‘wrong’ people for their crimes and prosecutors hell-bent on prosecuting the ‘right’ people for what they symbolize.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T here is a flip side to the way progressives have perverted the concept of prosecuting crime. It is, in its way, just as insidious as the now-familiar delirium that non-prosecution is the best prosecution.

The flip side is equally the fallout of politicizing state police power. It flows naturally from the conceit that the point of prosecution is to run interference for the Left’s favored groups while penalizing those who oppose progressives. It has only disdain for the quaint idea that we prosecute for the purpose of upholding the rule of law, so society as a whole can flourish.

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