Bundy Supporter Won’t Align With ‘Two Pimps In A Pod’ Over Ferguson

Rancher Cliven Bundy speaks at a protest area near Bunkerville, Nev. Wednesday, April 16, 2014. (AP Photo/Las Vegas Review-Journal, John Locher)
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A supporter of Cliven Bundy, the Nevada rancher who engaged in armed confrontations with the government over a land dispute, said she did not support those claiming that the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown was racially driven.

Ilana Mercer, a columnist at WorldNetDaily, wrote that while the Ferguson, Mo. shooting was an example of “police brutality,” the “rise of the warrior cop,” and “militarization,” it was not an example of racism, saying that theory amounted to “nonsense on stilts.”

While Mercer expressed outrage at the militarization and “unjustified use of lethal police force” that occurred in Ferguson, she refused to acknowledge that there was anything racist about it.

Could it be that ordinary Americans maligned as racists are honestly waiting for more information, or suffer an authoritarian, submissive mindset; are ignorant about “police state USA,” or have simply experienced “black crime” firsthand, or are fearful of experiencing “black-on-white violence” in all it (sic) ferocity?

Writing that Brown’s “community of submissives would be silent” if the victim had been white, Mercer added that “black, brown and white, we are all in this together,” a realization she said President Barak Obama and the Reverend Al Sharpton have failed to acknowledge.

“Like two pimps in a pod, Sharpton and Obama have collaborated to keep racial grievance going,” Mercer wrote.

h/t Right Wing Watch

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  1. Enough of Bundy, already.

  2. Avatar for clk clk says:

    Are there absolutely no more interesting things to write about other than this disrespectful criminal? And Ilana Mercer, whoever the hell she is shameless talking about the President that way.

    It is disgusting that stories like this are passed around, is it really that slow a news week?

  3. “Like two pimps in a pod, Sharpton and Obama have collaborated…”

    Well, sister, you just blew your whole argument that the Ferguson shooting is not a racist incident.

  4. Alternatively you could just not click the link or bother to comment.

  5. For the life of me I can’t figure out why people bother to click on a link, read an article and then piss and moan in the comments about the article they just read.

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