A 'Victory Lap' with Tucker Carlson?

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Posted: Nov 24, 2021 12:01 AM

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After Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted for self-defense in the death of two men who attacked him during a riot in Kenosha, Wisconsin, the one thing that was guaranteed to outrage the liberal media mob was Rittenhouse doing a “victory lap” on Tucker Carlson’s top-rated Fox show.

CNN’s pretentiously superior Oliver Darcy was revolted by Carlson’s praise: “Kyle Rittenhouse struck us as bright, decent, sincere, dutiful, and hardworking.” The Fox host added he’s “exactly the kind of person you would want many more of in your country. He’s not especially political. He never wanted to be the symbol of anything.”

But of course, Rittenhouse is now a symbol for both sides of the political divide. He should know by now that you can’t take sides in a riot and say you’re not especially political. Rittenhouse was elevated into a national story because the left wanted to insist that the real criminals in Kenosha weren’t the rioters. They don’t want the boy to be lionized

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