In the days following the police shooting of Michael Brown, 18, in Ferguson, Missouri, officials had not revealed the identity of the police officer involved in the shooting in fears that protesters may retaliate against the officer and his family. On Friday, however, police revealed that the shooting officer was Darren Wilson, a six-year veteran of the police force — at the same time accusing Brown of committing strong-arm robbery minutes before he was shot.
The situation in Ferguson, Missouri, changed dramatically for the better Thursday night after the Missouri Highway Patrol took over the situation.
The flood of immigrant students at the new "welcome center" in Georgia would not have surprised the fellows at the Heritage Foundation.
During a public statement issued on August 14, Obama attacked local police in Ferguson, Missouri, for the heavily militarized and widely criticized response to unrest following the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Aside from inappropriately meddling in state and local affairs that, constitutionally speaking, should not be an official concern of the president or the federal government, the irony and stench of hypocrisy surrounding the whole situation and Obama’s role in militarizing the police has been largely overlooked so far.