I have no idea about the truth of Michael Brown’s death. But I do know that no police officer goes to work wanting to shoot somebody that day. Some criminals do, though. And it seems to me that they should be the object of public rage and revulsion.
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“You kids know how when the Family Circus guy needs a break, ‘Billy’ draws his cartoon? We should do that,” I offered them over dinner. I needed a solid argument. Summer had been busy, far busier than I ever imagined. I was bone tired and weary but dug deep for something to convince them.