There are some seriously upset people who cannot believe that Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges. Why are they so surprised at the verdict? Jesse Singal explains how their disconnect from reality can be traced directly to how the media failed to accurately report the facts of his case.
Paul Rosenberg can always be counted on for an insightful and informative take on current events. His take on how democracy has proven to be a mere illusion over the past two years is pure gold. And he warns that the gap between perception and acceptance is what makes us vulnerable.
It was bad enough when government officials chose to shut down large sectors of the economy and to deem certain individuals and businesses as “unessential.” Robert E. Wright points out that by doubling down on their earlier mistakes by further restricting our civil rights, these same authorities are sowing the seeds for revolution.