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Darren Wilson Is Identified as Police Officer
Who Fatally Shot Teenager in Ferguson, Mo.

New York Times, by Alan Blinder & Timothy Williams

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 8/15/2014 10:36:29 AM

Ferguson, Mo. - The police in Ferguson broke their weeklong silence on Friday and identified the officer involved in the fatal shooting of an unarmed African-American teenager. The Ferguson police chief, Thomas Jackson, said the officer was Darren Wilson, a six-year veteran of the force who had no disciplinary actions taken against him. Chief Jackson said Mr. Wilson had been alerted to a robbery at a convenience store shortly before the encounter with the teenager, Michael Brown, 18, who was walking home from a store on Saturday when he was shot. Mr. Brown’s death had ignited several days of protests that have been quashed by

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Now, let´s see what happens with Jessie & Al. Notice how the subtle use by NYT referring to perp as, "Mr. Brown."

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Keekng, 8/15/2014 10:43:50 AM     (No. 9966967)

Media was ready to lynch the policeman. What now, media?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: bemused conservative, 8/15/2014 10:44:57 AM     (No. 9966969)

That´s the Times´ standard style, OP. They also referred to the officer as "Mr. Wilson". They always use "Mr" or "Ms" instead of just last names.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Megrits, 8/15/2014 10:45:56 AM     (No. 9966971)

I can´t imagine what this poor guys life has been like for the past few days. Guilty or not, I would not want to be him. Terrorists in this country are not met with the same kind of animosity as law enforcement when something like this happens. A very sad state of affairs. I wouldn´t be a police officer for love nor money.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: steelbreeze, 8/15/2014 10:48:17 AM     (No. 9966974)

I guess the officer is white

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JoniTx, 8/15/2014 10:51:59 AM     (No. 9966983)

Sick vultures, pouncing. Media. Ugh.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: DCGIRL, 8/15/2014 10:53:57 AM     (No. 9966987)

Why did they have to release his name. They have put him and his family in danger with the maniacs (savages running the streets and black panthers). My one big question is, do these people protesting have a job? If not, stop their welfare and I bet they will stop protesting.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Maggie2u, 8/15/2014 10:56:42 AM     (No. 9966991)

Well, the ´teenager´ was 18, 6ft 4 inches tall and 300 pounds, so the corrupt media can´t show his picture like they did with St. Trayvon as an innocent fresh face choir boy.
There are now pictures showing the ´teenager´ manhandling the manager of the store that he was robbing, the man barely reached the ´teenager´s´ shoulder.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: farmwife, 8/15/2014 10:58:10 AM     (No. 9966995)

Unarmed teenager? Look at him! He´s huge!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: cgood, 8/15/2014 11:15:53 AM     (No. 9967019)

There goes the gentle giant myth... I live about 50 miles west of Ferguson. Now that the officer has been identified and he and his family relocated, the already high anxiety level in the region will increase tremendously. We are all wondering if the family is now living in our neighborhood.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: tank, 8/15/2014 11:18:15 AM     (No. 9967026)

Way to bury the lede, which should be, ´´Mike Brown caught on tape intimidating store owner and stealing from convenience store.´´

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Reply 11 - Posted by: submariner, 8/15/2014 11:24:43 AM     (No. 9967041)

H anyone seen the police report on Brown´s shooting? This only covers the robbery.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: FlatCityGirl, 8/15/2014 11:34:30 AM     (No. 9967058)

And what to people do with cigars [forget what Bill Clinton did with one].

I´ll give you a hint: they take the cigar apart, save the outside leaves, pack the inside with marijuana, wrap the outside leaves around the dope and smoke them.

Such altered cigars are called "blunts."



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Reply 13 - Posted by: lavalette, 8/15/2014 11:52:22 AM     (No. 9967074)

FTA: "the teenager, Michael Brown, 18, who was walking home from a store on Saturday when he was shot."

Typical NYT. Omits the part about robbery suspect who assaulted officer, tried to take his gun and kill him. Other wise he was just walking home from a store when he was shot.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Malia2012, 8/15/2014 12:57:31 PM     (No. 9967149)

"Mr. crump-chump" is the pathetic loser who "defended" trayvon martin´s parents when they were race-baiting last summer. Guess he´s trying to keep his "street-cred"! Anyone with half a brain (that doesn´t include obama´s "sons") can see why this thug-man-child is NO "gentle giant". And the family has the NERVE to be "outraged" by the video showing this mutant-bottom-feeder-child attacking the far smaller store owner of the store who confronted him for STEALING? What a country! NOW what obammy?? Anymore brilliant observations?.....thought so.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 8/15/2014 4:07:14 PM     (No. 9967438)

Darren Wilson, the police officer who fatally shot a thug shortly after her assaulted and robbed a storekeeper, and assaulted a police office in Ferguson, Mo. Once 18, what´s his age got to do with it?

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