Discuss: New York Times Bemoans Right to Self-Defense Prevailed in Rittenhouse Trial

New York Times Bemoans Right to Self-Defense Prevailed in Rittenhouse Trial

The headline alongside Saturday’s front-page New York Times “news analysis,” “How the Acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse Shows the Burden for the Prosecution in Self-Defense Cases,”  demonstrated the Times joining the rest of the press in lamenting the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse of homicide charges during anti-police riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin in August 2020. While the paper's news account of the acquittal was fairly straightforward, the analysis by Shaila Dewan and Mitch Smith betrayed bias and...

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