A permission slip to shoot. To kill. No punishment, just after school detention An automatic weapon gives a thrill Awakes the spirit of contention. Oh, self-defense is a tricky thing One must defend with a semi-automatic. The crowd is harmless; one acts as a king The scene becomes chaotic and erratic. So what is next for Rittenhouse? A slap on the wrist and a peaceful dinner Voracious cheers outside the courthouse Three shot, two dead – but he is the winner.