In November, a Wisconsin jury acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse on fees of homicide and endangering public security for his position in a 2020 Kenosha riot. Despite the decision, a slew of media members proceed to name Rittenhouse a “murderer,” “white supremacist” and even a “white man.”
And now Rittenhouse, 19, plans to sue the general public voices who’ve lied about him earlier than and after his acquittal.
“Me and my team have decided to launch The Media Accountability Project as a tool to help fundraise and hold the media accountable for the lies they said and deal with them in court,” Rittenhouse informed Tucker Carlson on Monday.
Rittenhouse says he plans to sue politicians, celebrities, athletes and name-dropped Whoopi Goldberg. Goldberg notably known as Rittenhouse a “murderer” after the jury acquitted him.
He may even file a lawsuit in opposition to Cenk Uygur, the founding father of the Young Turks, who lied about Rittenhouse performing in self-defense. Uygur offered the taking pictures as an act of terror.
And there are numerous others who defamed and endangered Rittenhouse.
MSNBC’s Joy Reid not too long ago informed her viewers that “anyone who supports Black Lives Matter should be very afraid” of Rittenhouse, who shot three white males who attacked him.
Get him or he’ll get you, Reid warned.
This total group of pundits dishonestly misrepresented the information of the trial to make Rittenhouse appear like a terrorist. You can discover examples right here. They tried to use their attain to disrupt an 18-year-old’s proper to due course of.
The media purposely lied about Rittenhouse for political achieve, as they’ve about many others previously. It’s merciless, they usually’ve gotten away with it. No one has stopped them. Few have even tried.
“I don’t want to see anybody else have to deal with what I went through. So I want to hold them accountable for what they did to me, because I don’t want to see anybody have to go through what I went through,” Rittenhouse concludes.
Rittenhouse’s efforts might be a step in the direction of stopping the press from smearing the subsequent one who dares to defend himself in opposition to the mob.