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The Rittenhouse Rorschach Test

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Christina & Phil Logo  fiber_manual_record  Nov 19th, 2021

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At the time of this writing, a 17-year-old kid is being prosecuted for murder, and all of America awaits the verdict. But the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse is just another flashpoint in a culture war that so often turns on the innocence or villainy of a young white man. We discuss some of the psychic baggage burdening this trial and its representation in the national consciousness.

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