Sharpton vs DOJ?
Sharpton vs DOJ?
“Reverend” Al Sharpton once again wants media attention. This time he is trying to get something out of the fiasco in Ferguson. And he is actually accusing Mr. Holder and Ms. Lynch who were and are US Attorney Generals heading the Department of Justice (DOJ) of lying. Yes, the known tax evader ($4.5 million in back taxes) did say that. Sharpton who is an MSNBC Commentator is not getting enough airtime so he showed up on the Megyn Kelly show to do this:
Sharpton slammed Officer Darren Wilson’s account of the incident, saying it didn’t make sense and that he couldn’t have been in fear for his life.
The DOJ Sharpton wanted to have take over the local police departments now is wrong? Seriously?
Frankly Sharpton is less reliable than a carny or a jailhouse snitch. The DOJ investigated this particular shooting for a year. The feds take a long time to investigate. It should be noted that the results did not fit the narrative Sharpton was trying to build.
A Department of Justice report the following year concluded that Wilson shot Brown in self-defense and that witnesses who incriminated him weren’t credible.
In other words, DOJ thoroughly investigated the shooting of Michael Brown (also known as suicide by cop) and could not find any reliable evidence that there were grounds to indict. Interesting isn’t it. It is perjury to lie to the federal investigator. Sharpton apparently does not believe black lives matter. Otherwise, why would he make excuses for people destroying a predominantly black middle class town more than an F4 tornado? For no really good reason. Other than to burn all the things.
Sharpton refused to accept that the DOJ proved him wrong about the case, saying that new evidence could show Wilson did not act in self-defense and also that the DOJ’s report came nearly a year after the shooting.
The report that a young man acted stupid, cussed out a cop, attacked said cop and committed suicide by cop after lunging for Officer Wilson’s service revolver. The DOJ and state police did their job. AG Holder and AG Lynch rightfully wanted answers. The State of Missouri and the DOJ could not find grounds to indict. Despite quotes from the DOJ report Sharpton continued to evade:
“I interpret it what I have heard about the DOJ differently than you did, but the issue that you’re raising is whether I should apologize for believing something that several witnesses told me. I don’t think you or me should apologize if we believe something that people told us. Now, if people didn’t tell us that, that’d be different.”
The “Thou Shalt Not Murder” campaign is calling for Chicagoans to take a stand against violence by signing a petition to” symbolize their oath to lay down their weapons and serve as advocates for the worth and dignity of every person.”
“Reverend” Sharpton was nowhere in sight it should be noted in a place that more Black people are murdered than any other. But that is too much like being an actual reverend I guess.