Prominent conservatives are calling for Kyle Rittenhouse, cleared of murder charges on Friday, to sue corporate media outlets and others for defamation.
A jury cleared Rittenhouse of charges of intentional homicide, reckless homicide, attempted intentional homicide, and two counts of reckless endangerment after a roughly two week trial and four days of jury deliberation. In the aftermath of the verdict, some supporters of the teen are pledging to donate to a fund so he could take legal action against outlets and prominent figures that called him a white supremacist and other labels without evidence.
“What happened to him in this mob justice is grotesque. Absolutely grotesque,” conservative radio host and Blaze Media CEO Glenn Beck said in a video posted to Twitter. Beck said that the media portrayal of