BEN SHAPIRO (HOST): If you don't want this to happen, there's a very easy way to stop it. And that is you call in the National Guard and you stop it dead. You stop it cold. When that doesn't happen, you know what happens? People start to defend other peoples' property. People start to move in and they start to confront people who are committing acts of violence and looting. In fact, you know the single best example of how violence in communities rises when you remove law enforcement -- that's what's been happening in these high crime areas. Lot of people ask why is there this great differential in murder rates in, between Blacks and Blacks and between whites and whites, for example. Murder rate in the Black community's about 9 times higher -- between 7 and 9 times higher, than in the white community. Has been for generations at this point. Why is that? Well the original reason, Thomas Sowell points this out, is because white communities basically said to Black communities you're on your own. We're not going to give you police resources.
And thus, what you ended up with is what you have everywhere where there is no centralized authority that ensures law and order and support for property rights. What you end up with is people gathering to defend themselves and defend their properties and the properties of their friends against other human beings. Where the mob rules, chaos reigns, as I pointed out yesterday.
Well, the mob ruled in Wisconsin and chaos reigned in Wisconsin. And so, it is a perfectly predictable, it is a perfectly predictable response that you're going to get people who, in vigilante fashion, decide that they're going to go out and protect the private property of other people. Now, should they be doing that without the training? No. Should a 17 year-old be out there? No. That does not mean that the person who committed the shooting is a quote unquote white supremacist. Ok? That was the rumor that started floating around yesterday. There is not one iota of evidence that Kyle Rittenhouse is a white supremacist at this point. Not one. Not an iota, not a shred.