RedState Editor: ‘I’d Have Shot Mike Brown Right In His Face’

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Red State editor Ben Howe jumped on Twitter the day before Thanksgiving to share his take on a grand jury’s decision not to indict Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson in the killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.

The conservative editor’s takeaway on Wednesday was brief but clear: He tweeted that, if he were in Wilson’s position, he would have “shot Mike Brown right in his face.”

Howe stuck around to field questions from other Twitter users.

He appeared to address his critics once more on Friday:

Update: This post originally contained an additional tweet from Howe’s account that was sent in July and unconnected to his remarks on Wednesday and Friday. It has been removed.

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