Saturday, August 23, 2014

I finally comment on Ferguson MO.

Two weeks of rioting and The Phantom has nothing to say? Well yeah, because I didn't know what was actually happening and had nothing of import to add.

Well, now we do know what happened. Fundraising for the cop has surpassed fundraising for the "victim"/perp whoi was shot.

A crowdfunding page created for Darren Wilson raised $235,010 from 5,902 people before organizers stopped accepting donations Friday after reaching their goal in four days.

"We stand behind Officer Darren Wilson and his family during this trying time in their lives," the page on the gofundme site said. "All proceeds will be sent directly to Darren Wilson and his family for any financial needs they may have including legal fees."

Incidentally, most of the "protesters" arrested were from out of town and even out of state.

From the article, this pretty much covers the whole media blitz on this thing.

On the streets of Ferguson, a collective anger that exploded into almost two weeks of protests and riots gave way to a more tranquil environment.

They're still trying to sell that model, but its got nothing to do with what happened.  Collective anger did not explode. Some ratbags saw an opportunity to loot some stores, and they pushed it to the limit.

The Phantom

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