Joe Biden may have to ‘pony up some dough’ for ‘libelous’ comments about Kyle Rittenhouse: Jesse Watters
Jesse Watters slammed the mainstream media and President Joe Biden for their comments about Kyle Rittenhouse, saying media used to give attention to demonizing politicians however have now turned their give attention to on a regular basis Americans.
“The mainstream media has now moved from demonizing politicians to demonizing regular people,” Watters stated. “I have never seen anybody look so different than what they’re portrayed on in the media.”
He cited Mark and Patricia McCloskey, who guarded their St. Louis dwelling with weapons as left-wing protesters broke into their gated neighborhood, as being demonized for doing so.
Another instance Watters raised was then-Covington Catholic High School pupil Nick Sandmann, who received an undisclosed settlement payout from CNN over protection that portrayed him because the aggressor after he was confronted by a Native American elder. “It was like a car crash you can’t look away from, you are not able to look away. My eyes were glued to the TV watching my character get torn apart,” Sandmann stated on Fox News Friday.
“[The media] go[es] after the McCloskeys, they go after the Nick Sandmanns. They go after Kyle Rittenhouse. They go after parents for speaking out, and the American people have seen that – they’re repulsed by it,” Jesse Watters continued.
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Rittenhouse hinted on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Monday that legal professionals may be wanting right into a doable defamation case. During the interview, Rittenhouse accused President Biden of performing with “malice” and defaming him.
“Mr. President, if I could say one thing to you, I would urge you to go back and watch the trial and understand the facts before you make a statement,” Rittenhouse stated.
Then-candidate Biden had tweeted out a video condemning White supremacy that featured a picture of Rittenhouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Biden later stated, “Allegedly [Rittenhouse is] part of a militia coming out in the state of Illinois.”
“Joe might have to pony up some dough here because that was libelous,” Watters stated.
Brian Kilmeade stated the messaging from the White House signifies an apology just isn’t on the horizon. “The apology is not coming, and [Psaki] tried to qualify [Rittenhouse] using the term White supremacy, which [Biden] also tweeted; I’m sure [the president] didn’t tweet himself, but on his account [it was] tweeted out about White supremacy. He’s got to stop.”
The White House press secretary stated, “[Biden] has obviously condemned the hatred and division and violence we’ve seen around the country by groups like the Proud Boys and groups that that individual (Rittenhouse) has posed in photos with.”
Psaki was referring to a sequence of images from January 2021 by which Rittenhouse is sporting a t-shirt that reads “Free as F—” whereas apparently posing with Proud Boys.
“I don’t know if Kyle knew who is in the photo,” Watters stated. “People come up to me all the time. They ask for photos. I just think they have great taste. I don’t ask them about their resumé.”
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