The murder in Charlottesville was committed by a monster. The occasion was a rally organized by white supremacists. Any society will have its quantum of violent thugs and obnoxious degenerates. A healthy society would imprison and perhaps (depending on how you feel about the death penalty) execute the former, and treat the latter with icy indifference and contempt for as long as they stayed within the law, pouncing on them with maximal punishments the moment they strayed from legality. But we are not a healthy society, and therefore we are tearing ourselves apart.
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