Skip to comments.Robbery Tape Humiliates Media's 'Gentle Giant' Narrative (Michael Brown/Ferguson, Missouri)
Posted on 08/15/2014 8:57:06 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
With the release of tape today by the Ferguson Police Department of a man who appears to be Michael Brown allegedly physically assaulting a much smaller clerk while stealing Swisher Sweet cigars, the medias narrative has collapsed. The media and top-level politicians across the political spectrum portrayed Michael Brown in saintlike fashion. That narrative no longer holds.
The report from the police department states:
Brown grabbed a box of Swisher Sweet cigars and handed them to Johnson. [REDACTED] witnessed [REDACTED] tell Brown that he had to pay for those cigars first. That is when Brown reached across the counter and grabbed numerous packs of Swisher Sweets and turned to leave the store.
Brown then reportedly grabbed [an intervening bystander] by the shirt and forcefully pushed him back into a display rack.
We still dont know the details of what happened between Officer Darren Wilson and Brown that led to Browns shooting death. Perhaps Wilson is a racist; we have no evidence of that as of yet. Perhaps Wilson used excessive force; we have no evidence of that as of yet, since we dont have full evidence of the situation leading to the shooting. If Officer Wilson killed Brown without justification, he should obviously be punished to the full extent of the law....
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“Brown then reportedly grabbed [an intervening bystander] by the shirt and forcefully pushed him back into a display rack.
First I heard of that. I thought it was the store owner/clerk who Brown intimidated.
QuikTrip is a large chain, unlike 7-11 I don’t think they franchise.
let me be the first to admit it; I bought the line the media fed me
why the idiot police department wasn’t immediately forthcoming with the facts confounds reason
“Ferguson Market & Liquor - Liquor Store “
I agree, I think if the video had been released the very next day the media would have seen what utter fools they were to even report on this..the media went from making Brown their little folk hero to now realizing this is another dud
There are still millions of people that think Trayvon was a choir boy and that Zimmerman is chapter president of his local neo-Nazi party group.
Bully Thug the “Gentle Giant”. LOL! Yeah. Okay.
Maybe getting all their ducks in a row before any announcement. Being 99% right is equal to being 100% wrong if the media sees you as the enemy.
‘Thuggish bully’ doesn’t sound as good as ‘gentle giant’.
And if true that he struggled with the policeman, this sounds like ‘Treyvon II’, but even weaker.
I wonder how many gentle sons of Obama will shoot one another this weekend in Chicago. The body count has risen, along with kills as the summer passes.
Maybe Reverends Dee and Dumb could preach to street gangs.
Oh yeah, that won’t work: Jesse admits he crosses the street if he sees young black men coming down the sidewalk.
I’m so tired of this. All these sources fail to mention that before he was ruthlessly gunned down by a rogue cop, this poor kid was an altar boy and sang in his church choir.
AND he was an honors student headed for college on a basketball scholarship and a star on several high school sports teams.
More than that, he spent his spare time tutoring mentally challenged kids and heading up food drives for the less fortunate - when he wasn’t busy as an Eagle Scout.
His execution-style slaying speaks volumes about the oppression of Blacks and the stilted nature of race relations in America.
You are correct. QuikTrip is a privately held, employee owned company. It's a great business, but unfortunately the only way to buy stock is to work for them.
They look like a bunch of idiots.........
with CNN's Don Lemon and Wolfe Blitzer leading the parade.
Yes, I was being sarcastic.
Maybe I should have said so outright.
Sounds more like George Zimmerman than Michael Brown.
They are expected to stoke the flames.
Long term FReepers on the other hand? Credibility is going to take a while to stabilize above water.
Pew, you scared me for a sec. LOL!
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