‘White Vigilante Violence’: CNN’s Anderson Cooper And Van Jones Discuss Rittenhouse Verdict

‘White Vigilante Violence’: CNN’s Anderson Cooper And Van Jones Discuss Rittenhouse Verdict


In a conversation with CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, commentator Van Jones argued that Kyle Rittenhouse’s acquittal will encourage “white vigilante violence” in the United States.

“I do respect the jury system, and I do appreciate what the President had to say,” Jones said. “But there’s a reason that people are upset. And it’s that there’s a bigger context here. “This idea of white vigilante violence is something that we have to wrestle with… We have got a pattern now, where white men feel that they have the right to enforce the law themselves.”

“Somehow, there is a group of people that think that they have the right to take the law into their own hands,” continued Jones, citing the January 6 riot, as well as the Trayvon

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