In the wake of the grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, liberal media figures took to Twitter to voice their ire at the decision, but especially to vent at Democratic prosecutor Robert McCulloch.
Here are but a few of the more animated statements.
CNN’s Van Jones:
— Van Jones (@VanJones68) November 25, 2014
WashPo’s Wesley Lowery
McCulloch: it’s the media and twitter’s fault — Wesley Lowery (@WesleyLowery) November 25, 2014
Vox’s Ezra Klein:
So who represented Michael Brown before the grand jury? — Ezra Klein (@ezraklein) November 25, 2014
Vox’s Matt Yglesias
Weird to have a grand jury inquiry led by Darren Wilson’s defense attorney. — Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias) November 25, 2014
Wonkette founder Ana Marie Cox:
Whitesplaining like A BOSS. — Ana Marie Cox (@anamariecox) November 25, 2014
The National Memo’s Harold Itzkowitz:
Think Progress’ Judd Legum:
New York Times’ Charles Blow
MSNBC’s Chris Hayes
What McCulloch is describing procedurally is so far removed from normal criminal procedure it’s unrecognizable. — Christopher Hayes (@chrislhayes) November 25, 2014
The Huffington Post’s Ryan Grim
Things indicted so far: Social media, regular media, the public Things not indicted: The person who killed a kid with his hands up — Ryan Grim (@ryangrim) November 25, 2014
MSNBC’s Alex Wagner
MSNBC’s Michael Eric Dyson
is a profound miscarriage of justice and a slap in the face of all citizens who cherish democracy. We must continue to fight this injustice.
— Michael Eric Dyson (@MichaelEDyson) November 25, 2014
HLN’s Nancy Grace had this head-scratcher:
The fact that Michael Brown was tall does NOT mean he was a violent teen. #Ferguson
— Nancy Grace (@NancyGraceHLN) November 25, 2014
EDIT: Aaaand MSNBC’s Ronan Farrow seems to openly support riots:
“A riot is the language of the unheard.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
— Ronan Farrow (@RonanFarrow) November 25, 2014