Portland police, now some of which are Federal Deputies, didn't even wait for the protest to begin last night before accosting BLM protesters. Without cause or warrant, they searched citizens and seized their property. This after a weekend where police protected and safely escorted an armed paramilitary group called the Proud Boys.
Kyle Rittenhouse was trending on Twitter again today along with Trayvon Martin. The difference to public response is astounding.
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.