Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed an executive order authorizing the deployment of National Guard troops to Ferguson. I’m not sure how that is going to help things. We’ve seen what happens when protesters throw Molotov cocktails at police. I guess we’ll get to see what happens when protesters throw them at National Guard troops.
My guess is that it wont be good.
One of the many autopsies to be done on Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old black male who was shot by a white cop, shows that he was shot six times, twice in the head. All of the shots were to the front of the body, indicating that Brown wasn’t running away from the police officer as some of the witnesses have claimed.
I’m not sure if the truth or the facts even matter at this point. The collective narrative is that an innocent young man of color was shot down in the street , with his hands high in the air, by a racist white police officer. Anything that contradicts that, will almost certainly fall on deaf ears.