Vox Editor Tweets – “If Trump Comes to Your Town, Start a Riot”

Two tweets last night by Vox editor, Emmett Rensin, have started a social media riot.

Here they are:

Advice: If Trump comes to your town, start a riot.

— Emmett Rensin (@emmettrensin) June 3, 2016

Shortly thereafter, he pens another tweet. Apparently attempting to justify/explain away his prior tweet.

Listen, if Trump is Hitler then you’ve got no business condemning rioters. If he isn’t, you’ve got no business pretending normal is better.

— Emmett Rensin (@emmettrensin) June 3, 2016

True, except for the fact that Trump would have to provably be Hitler. In other words, he would need to do a lot more than say offensive things. He would need to start doing them. 

You can’t just start arresting people or violently attacking them for stuff they say. First Amendment precedent is pretty clear about this. The threats needs to be specific and credible. Moreover, the supporters who…



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