The Kyle Rittenhouse Copycats Have Arrived

A man obsessed with far-right conspiracies and the existential threat of ‘antifa’ shot five unarmed women at a recent anti-police march in Portland, killing one. His justification: He was just a ‘concerned’ citizen who was attempting to ‘protect’ his neighborhood

Everyone Is Readying for Battle in Post-Rittenhouse America

The far-right was waging IRL violence long before the 18-year-old killer went free. But the verdict is fueling a hero myth around Rittenhouse — and questions of a new standard of violence