It’s now been four years since the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson erupted in mayhem after the shooting of an 18-year-old person of color by a member of the local police force.
What went down on the streets of Ferguson on August 9, 2014, would ignite the Black Lives Matter movement, spawn the slogan “hands up don’t shoot” and provide Barack Obama and his dastardly henchman Eric Holder along with the Democrats the formula for a political Molotov cocktail of anti-cop, anti-white animosity that persists to this day.
It was the day when 18-year-old Michael Brown got into a confrontation with officer Darren Wilson after he was stopped because he matched the description of a hulking thug who had perpetrated a strongarm robbery at a nearby convenience store.
Young Brown went for Wilson’s gun and ended up getting the worst of it after which his corpse was immediately venerated by the usual racial grievance hustlers and a media that ignited a fire that burned in the streets after troublemakers torched their own neighborhood to send a message to their white oppressors.
Officer Wilson was eventually found to have been justified in his actions but it mattered little to those who always blame white people for their lot in life.
One of those calling for anarchy was the “gentle giant’s mother Lesley McSpadden who along with her husband Louis “Burn This Shit Down” Head were caught dead to rights engaging in conduct that some have called inciting a riot.
Now McSpadden is trying to parlay her fame for being Brown’s mother into a spot on the Ferguson City Council.
4 years ago yesterday, #MikeBrown was shot and killed by a Ferguson Police Officer. His murder revitalized a movement.
— Women's March (@womensmarch) August 10, 2018
Lezley McSpadden, the mother of Michael Brown, announced Friday that she is running for a seat on the Ferguson, Mo., City Council.
McSpadden made the announcement four years after her son was shot and killed by a white police officer in 2014, an incident that triggered mass protests across the country and served as a major catalyst for the Black Lives Matter movement.
“Almost four years ago to this day, I ran down this very street, and my son was covered in a sheet,” McSpadden said in announcing her campaign near where her son died, NBC News reported. “I learned to walk again, and this is one of my first steps.”
McSpadden said she will focus on policing within the community, economic equality and health care during her campaign.
The awful truth? She’ll probably win easily by parlaying racial resentment into a meal ticket as a career politician.
With credentials like these, she has to be seen as a future leader figure for the Democrats.