Okay. I sort of borrowed from the TV show, that is the title. However, the title wasn’t all that original. It is an old phrase that has been used for a long time. Who knows? It might have even been used in England before the Pilgrims sat sail.
Regardless, it is an obvious fact that if there had been law & order that night when Rittenhouse took two lives, this trial would not have taken place. The only reason he was there was to help maintain law and order, the one thing that the police were prohibited to do.
If I may, let me suggest one more thing. Had Rittenhouse not been there; had he not shot anyone, I think it is highly probable that someone else might have been killed… perhaps some 4 or 5 year-old. On the other hand, the victim might have been a grandmother. Such things do happen when you let the riots rule instead of the law.
The truth of the matter is, those who are really guilty of the loss of life that night were the rioters. And, by the way, at least one of victims was a involved in the rioting. Indeed, it would appear he might have been one of the leaders.
The truth of the matter is, it is why we empower the police to act in our behalf, to maintain law and order. When you disable, you enable the criminals. When you enable the criminals, you are likely to see a few killings. It is sort of natural. The one thing follows the other. It is ludicrous to expect anything else.