Neither does pretty much anybody else and the Michael Brown fan club is pissed off.
It’s old news. Dude, this was like two months ago. Eighteen year old Michael Brown, a six foot four, two hundred ninety pound teenager was shot to death by a Ferguson, MO police officer. A grand jury has been empaneled to investigate and Eric Holder has at least fifty racially driven investigators from the DoJ Civil Rights Division investigating whether anybody’s civil rights were violated. With, of course, the exception of the white officer who killed Brown.
We don’t really know what happened, the authorities are very close to the vest with the facts, so all we’ve got is speculation from the media on what happened that afternoon. It’s alleged that:
- Brown stole $50 worth of cigars from a convenience store and strong armed the store owner in the process;
- Brown and a friend were walking in the street and a police officer pulled up in his car and told them to get on the sidewalk;
- The officer apparently did not know Brown was a robbery suspect;
- There was a physical altercation between Brown and the officer. It’s not known why the altercation started;
- Brown apparently hit or pushed the officer and the officer sustained some injury, the extent is not known because the medical reports have not been release and no one who actually knows is talking;
- The officer shot Brown multiple times, killing him.
As we noted, there’s a grand jury investigation and Eric Holder is on the case. That’s just not enough for people whose lives are driven by racial animus.
Ferguson demonstrators stormed a St. Louis County Council meeting on Tuesday evening and threatened more violence and to shut down St. Louis Rams and Cardinals games if the officer who shot Michael Brown to death is not arrested or indicted.
Brown’s death, and the resultant publicity, are all but forgotten in the 24 hour news cycle. While we’re sure Brown will be on the front pages again, it just doesn’t serve the Democrats’ larger purposes to be reading about it now. Here’s what to look for. Mid-October, if the grand jury hasn’t reached a decision, Eric Holder will call a press conference and declare that his investigators have found significant evidence of civil rights violations in Ferguson. He won’t be announcing indictments because he doesn’t want to influence the grand jury investigation. Holder will then leak details of his findings over the next three weeks in the run-up to the November 4th mid-terms.
The whole point, you see, is to incite racial voters to get out and vote on November 4th. Otherwise, Republicans will take the Senate and Obama will be impeached in a show trial and slavery will be reinstated with the consent of the Roberts Court.
We’ve got threats of violence and the inevitable charges relating to race.
“If Darren Wilson gets off, you all better bring every army you all have got. ’Cause it’s going down,” one speaker reportedly said, according to the Post-Dispatch. Another speaker reportedly told council members, “You are ISIS to black people.”
Speakers also reportedly “threatened to shut down St. Louis Cardinals and Rams games this Sunday, disrupt weekend grocery shopping trips throughout the area and mount massive demonstrations if the Cardinals reach the World Series.” They compared officer Wilson and police officers to “war criminals” and the “St. Louis County government to the Ku Klux Klan” while drawing “analogies between the St. Louis region and Jim Crow laws.”
This has nothing to do with Michael Brown. If any of these people gave a damn about black teenagers being shot they’d be in Chicago calling out Mayor Rahm Emmanuel and his police chief for not cracking down on the black gangs in Chicago who have killed more Chicago minority teenagers than the Taliban has killed US military in Afghanistan.
It has to do with whipping up racial and class warfare and that’s the Democrats electoral strategy in 2014.
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