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Rabbi Dov Fischer’s must-read on Rittenhouse and his enemies
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From the link:
Indeed. The liberal media has form. One of numerous examples:
That arrest looked pretty bad, too. The jury forewoman on the first trial said that when she saw the King video on television, “I was revulsed. … I thought they were hitting that poor man too hard and too long.”
But at the trial a year later, she got to see the 13 seconds of video that had been deliberately edited out by the media: the 6-foot-4, 240-pound King rising like a phoenix and charging at one of the officers.
The video that played on an endless loop on TV showed only the tail end of the encounter, when officers were whacking King with their batons…….
Not only the jurors, but nearly everyone who saw the first trial ended up supporting the acquittal, including Roger Parloff, a liberal legal reporter who sat through most of the trial for the American Lawyer, and Lou Cannon, who covered it for The Washington Post. The renowned (black) economist Walter Williams was shocked by “the news media’s dereliction and deception” in their editing of the tape.
Thanks, Ivan. Interesting details about the King case.
The so-called trial of Derek Chauvin was even worse. It was one of the most disgusting travesties in American legal history – certainly in the contemporary era.
The way the MSM had “framed” (in more than one sense) this story I had got the distinct and very wrong impression that at least one of the men Rittenhouse killed was black.
It just goes to show that at this point in history the MSM is not to be independently trusted on anything remotely controversial or political.
The MSM is not the friend of the people, and that has been proven time and time again in recent years.
Is Dov, Is Good.
“They are the enemies of the people.”
Quite so…..and ordinary men and women are waking up to the travesty that is the MSM and the anger of ordinary people is rising….hence the attacks on journalists.
The MSM is no longer driven by investigating and exposing truth, instead they exist to lie, manufacture, fabricate, dissimulate, deceive, smear, ridicule, belittle and destroy. This is the inevitable result of the capture and politicisation of a profession.
And whilst the American MSM is probably the worst……our MSM is not far behind.
I disagree that the media “messed up”. It’s been totally intentional. Mr Rittenhouse epitomizes much of what the modern US Left hates. He was opposing their inept stormtroopers, he was defending his ground and he was wielding a firearm. And he is white. Consequently he’s marked for destruction since he represents a terrible threat to the Leftist agenda.
They also lost the Nick Sandmann court fights despite trying very hard to lawfare him too. So they are smarting and want revenge, I think, as deterrence.
I saw a link to an appalling comment on Twitter a short while ago.
The “twitterer” (an American) wrote that if Rittenhouse got off, he hoped that employers gave black workers in the area the day off, the very strongly implication being that they should take some sort of action over an acquittal, presumably rioting or intimidation.
As a number of other people correctly replied, “what does this case have to do with black people?”
Astonishing how the leftist race-baiting stokers pop out of the woodwork.