Police in Ferguson released a video tape allegedly showing slain teen Michael Brown robbing a store even though the Justice Department warned that doing so could inflame racial tensions, CNN is reporting.
Ferguson cops had wanted to release the video on Thursday but held off when federal officials asked them not to release the tape, an unnamed law enforcement official told CNN. That tape allegedly showed Brown stealing cigars from a convenience store before a police officer shot the unarmed 18-year-old in the street last weekend.
No, the tape showed Michael Brown stealing cigars from a convenience store. Which is why the Holder Department of Legal Propaganda (Never Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste Subdivision) deliberately tried to suppress it.
How would it “inflame” the situation, by the way? Here’s the video: Make up your own mind.