Kenosha police Chief Dan Miskinis: My officers did nothing wrong in allowing teen gunman Kyle Rittenhouse to walk away after allegedly killing 2 protesters – Chicago Sun-Times

The newspaper lede that blatantly editorializes:

Kenosha police Chief Daniel Miskinis on Friday tried to rationalize why his officers allowed a teenage gunman to walk away from the scene after authorities have said he killed two people with an assault rifle — a situation that led to heavy criticism of the department.

Rationalize? Not explain? Or does the writer and his editors not know the difference?

By Jim Bowman

Jim Bowman covered religion 1968-78 for the Chicago Daily News, since then has written books, articles, etc., mostly on corporate history but also on religion (Company Man: My Jesuit Life, 1950-1968), and more recently on politics (Illinois Blues: How the Ruling Party Talks to Voters, --, Kindle). Longtime Oak Park, Illinois, resident, he lives now on Chicago's North Side, where four of his and Winnie's six children live close by.

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