During the protests in Kenosha following the shooting of Jacob Blake, Kyle Rittenhouse decided he had to defend the town. So the high school dropout, who had been rejected by the marines, grabbed an assault rifle and crossed state lines into Wisconsin.
According to the personalities on Fox News, he had plenty of reason to be there. Jesse Kelly, a guest on Tucker Carlson’s show, said Rittenhouse had to stop the ‘street animals’ from burning down the town.
Carlson asked, “Jesse, you — you watched this whole thing. I mean, do you agree that that kind of was the take-away: You don’t have a right to protect your own life?”
The guest responded:
“That’s the take-away they’re going to get from it, Tucker, because that’s their entire world view. It’s hard for Americans to accept; it’s hard for me to accept where we are as a country. Where we are is people in positions of power now, they’re the crazed nut job that used to be on the street corner protesting, the man-hating feminist who used to hide in her apartment hammering Nutter Butters. These people are now CEOs; they’re district attorneys; they’re senators; they’re presidents, and that’s why you see this.
They genuinely believe Kyle Rittenhouse should not have stopped the street animals from burning down Kenosha, or any other city. They believe they have a right before God, their communist God, to burn this country down.”
Watch a clip of the segment below, courtesy of Fox News and Media Matters:
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