…tant groups opposing the protests. Lay blame where it belongs, on the police, the local government, and on Trump for behaving in a manner that encourages such behavior among his supporters. The violence should have been stopped with the perpetrators arrested right away, while the protest …
That “reasoning”, taken to its logical conclusion, destroys free speech.
Our laws lay this out perfectly; unless your speech specifically encourages individuals to violence (incitment) then the speaker has no legal culpability.
Nor to they have MORAL culpability. The illegal actors are solely responsible for their own actions.