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Revved Up
Politico, by Glenn Thrush

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Posted By:Drive, 8/21/2014 10:10:48 PM

A few days after 18-year-old Mike Brown was gunned down in Ferguson, Missouri, White House officials enlisted an unusual source for on-the-ground intelligence amid the chaos and tear gas: the Rev. Al Sharpton, a fiery activist who became a household name by provoking rather than pacifying. Sharpton—once such a pariah that Clinton administration officials rushed through their ribbon-cuttings in Harlem for fear he’d show up and force them to, gasp, shake his hand—arrived on the scene 72 hours after the shooting at the request of Brown’s grandfather, who had admired his advocacy on behalf of the family of slain Florida teen

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: eoddad, 8/21/2014 10:57:30 PM     (No. 9975927)

Even the sorry Clintoon´s knew to stay far away from the race baiter Sharpton. The democrats as a party are in a no man´s land.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: horacer, 8/21/2014 11:09:41 PM     (No. 9975935)

My god, this is the Obama man in Ferguson. Is Crump a candidate for the Supreme Court if Ginsburg retires. Unbelievable.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: a man over thirty, 8/21/2014 11:23:51 PM     (No. 9975940)

Obama´s taking the entire country down the rabbit hole with him. Sharpton´s the Mad Hatter.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: InvestiGator, 8/21/2014 11:50:37 PM     (No. 9975948)

"Gunned down"? Had to stop reading after that.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 8/22/2014 12:44:55 AM     (No. 9975966)

Sharpton is a despicable race-baiter, and he owes millions of dollars in back taxes to the government.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Ida Lil, 8/22/2014 12:49:12 AM     (No. 9975969)

This entire riot fest was the sudden welcome vehicle put in motion by Obama and company to detract from the border fiasco and foreign slaughter news.
So Obe now has two Governors who did his job and called out his private army to deal with the mess.
He cooked op an indictment to get even with Perry but how can he do the same to a Dem Governor?
Holder says the law doesn´t count he is only there for personal reasons. Uh HUH
What´s ´next and don´t tell us it is a reprisal for the murder of Foley because it won´t happen


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