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More ‘White Tears’

Among the dumbest and most poisonous things said about the Kyle Rittenhouse case — and there were a lot of them — was that his understandable break-down on the stand was faked or an instance of racialized “white tears.” MBD appropriately ripped this notion apart the other day. We will see whether the same is said of Rittenhouse’s, also totally understandable, emotional reaction upon hearing the not guilty verdicts today.


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