This weekend, the Proud Boys and other alt-right militia groups descend once again on Portland to seek revenge for the murder of Aaron "Jay" Davidson, even though Davidson's alleged killer was shot dead by police three weeks ago. Leaked messages from a group known as Patriot Coalition show members eager for and planning deadly violence.
Today's episode looks at two murderers: Kyle Rittenhouse and Michael Reinoehl. Both killed people. Both claim self defense. Listen to how the rhetoric of the police, the public, and the president are polar opposites for two people committing the same crime.
Welcome to The Daily Rose, a political and social commentary podcast. During these uncertain times, it’s especially important to speak out against injustice and misinformation. After 103 consecutive days, the Portland Black Lives Matter Protests, which have received national attention, have stopped—or at least paused. Last night, September 10, 2020, would’ve been day 104, but the streets were quiet.