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How the media discovered Ferguson
Politico, by Byron Tau

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Posted By:FlyRight, 8/16/2014 7:45:03 AM

Ferguson, Mo. — Score one for the Beltway media. After several nights of intense community outrage over the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, it wasn’t until two Washington-based reporters from The Huffington Post and The Washington Post were arrested by heavily armed local police that the political class in D.C. and Jefferson City started paying attention. Days of Twitter dispatches and Instagram videos from the protesters themselves had done little to change police behavior. But Wednesday night, tweets and stories about the arrests of Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery and Huffington Post reporter Wesley Lowery

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: GringoinQuito, 8/16/2014 7:54:27 AM     (No. 9967947)

Since when is an 18 year old a child?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Keekng, 8/16/2014 8:15:49 AM     (No. 9967971)

For me, articles by Huff-Puff and Politico are automatic ´Do not read´.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Udanja99, 8/16/2014 8:18:08 AM     (No. 9967972)

Since the first 2 sentences are blatant lies, I see no need to read further.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: southernboy, 8/16/2014 8:53:38 AM     (No. 9968020)

#1 "Since when is an 18 year old a child? “

I’m surprised they aren’t using an 8th grade school photo!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: strike3, 8/16/2014 9:15:15 AM     (No. 9968051)

Bottom line, if Michael Brown had not robbed a convenience store and acted like a jackass by walking in the middle of the street, none of this would have happened. All the locals could see was a brother doing what brothers do and a racist cop shot him. There was absolutely no excuse for days of rioting and thievery. Pardon the racist overtone but those people acted like a pod of monkeys, one gets agitated and pretty soon the whole group is jumping around and howling.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Malia2012, 8/16/2014 9:48:39 AM     (No. 9968080)

I wonder what the "body count" will be this weekend in Chicago? If it remains the same, there will be about 5 or 10 dead "children" under 21 killed by their own, and about 20 "wounded". I´m sure "stupido-politico-reporters" are on the way there right now to once again cover this horrendous crime against humanity, even though there are no Police officers involved!.....What´s that?.........never mind....

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Nicholveski, 8/16/2014 10:14:15 AM     (No. 9968120)

There are two majority types of African Americans. One, the Brown type who robbed a store and shoved the small old owner. This one is the black thug. The other type is African American Tim Scott who studied hard, didn´t steal do drugs, worked hard and became a US Senator

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Muncsdad, 8/16/2014 10:50:11 AM     (No. 9968163)

Media malfeasance is stunning. Thug Michael Brown was stealing tipped cigars to make blunts--dope. And thug Trayvon was buying Skittles and the flavored ´tea´ to make a drug concoction as well.

The media knows this, but refuses to report it.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: WestCoast, 8/16/2014 11:15:54 AM     (No. 9968192)

I´m not sure I´m allowed to mention other sites, if not, I apologize.
Having said that I cannot recommend strongly enough to, right after perusing Lucianne, go to the theconservative treehouse, particularly ´sundance´s´ entries. I started reading from the site at the beginning of the Zimmerman lynching and continue to be in awe of the investigations done there.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Udanja99, 8/16/2014 1:27:56 PM     (No. 9968321)

#4, I saw a photo of Brown´s father yesterday and in it he was wearing a tee shirt with a photo of little Mikey as a toddler. I´m sure that Trayvon´s lawyer told him to have the shirt made and wear it at all public appearances.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Penney, 8/16/2014 1:34:04 PM     (No. 9968327)

A thug is a thug and a thief is a thief! Who doesn´t recognize exactly what they are by their own choice of irresponsible actions?
...And the Law is the Law, but when everyone is not held EQUALLY accountable to the Rule of Law, chaos results. Property is destroyed and people are hurt when those responsible for maintaining & upholding the Law simply stand aside and ignore such resulting LAWLESS rampages. Night after night, Gov. Nixon!

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