A gulf between reality and leisure

  • Columnist Cameron Smith is a Memphis-born, Brentwood-raised recovering political legal professional increasing three boys in Nolensville, Tennessee.

As our country watched two superior profile trials arrive at verdicts primary up to Thanksgiving, our American perception of justice was on demo.

Just one jury freed Kyle Rittenhouse when the other condemned Ahmaud Arbery’s murderers.

Despite the constant distractions from our political theater of the absurd, the trials exhibit that we have the potential for reasoned judgment as perfectly.

When the judge declared the Rittenhouse verdict, the sense of disappointment from the Democratic facet of the political spectrum was palpable.

President Biden claimed he was “angry and concerned” while acknowledging that the “jury has spoken.”

Vice President Kamala Harris instructed that the Rittenhouse verdict was proof that The us has “a whole lot extra operate to do to make the felony justice process a lot more equitable.”

Kyle Rittenhouse not guilty of all counts of homicide, reckless endangerment

Conservative types celebrated. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga) released a invoice to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the teen who killed two men in self-defense. Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Arizona, tweeted, “I will arm wrestle [Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fl)] to get dibs for Kyle as an intern.”

Seemingly overnight, a teen who tragically killed two guys in self-protection grew to become a quasi-superstar.

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