The Punisher vs. Elektra: Daredevil’s Double Standard on Murder

There was a lot to love in Daredevil season 2. Those sweet moments between Matt and Karen. Karen discovering her talent for reporting. Foggy’s super-lawyer moments. Elodie Yung’s magnetic portrayal of Elektra.

And, well, there were some things to hate. The plot threads got a little messy. Foggy remained petulant all season long. Wilson Fisk felt really shoehorned in.

But most puzzling of all was the the double standard in play between Daredevil’s condemnation of the Punisher for the same thing he faces and eventually accepts about Elektra. You know, that thing where they keep murdering people.

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