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Truth is relative when it comes to 'mostly peaceful' protests

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By Rich Manieri

Are the riots in major cities around the country really happening?

It's a question that should only require a simple "yes" or "no" answer, but in an age when relativism prevails and even gender is a state a mind, there are no simple questions. There are, however, a lot of dumb answers.

A preponderance of the evidence, including video, tells me the violence is real. In Portland, for example, the Department of Homeland Security has chronicled 50 consecutive nights of lawlessness.

Still, when cornered by a TV producer a few days ago, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) called the rioting "a myth." If he's right, he's uncovered the greatest conspiracy since Neil Armstrong jumped off a couch in front of a green screen in his basement and snookered the entire world into thinking he had actually landed on the moon.

It appears that Nadler himself is more than one small step removed from reality. There he was again in late July, this time presiding over a Capitol Hill hearing featuring Attorney General William Barr and Nadler still feigning denial that violence is actually occurring in Portland and elsewhere.

The hearing itself, assuming it really........

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