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Was Reggie Bush Right To Link Ferguson To Israel-Palestine?

Christian Datoc Audience Development Manager

On Monday night, prosecutor Robert P. McCulloch announced that the grand jury in Ferguson, Missouri decided not to charge Officer Darren Wilson for shooting and killing Michael Brown on Aug. 9.

The absence of an indictment sent shockwaves throughout the Ferguson community and across the nation, and the outrage even permeated the “totally apolitical” NFL. (RELATED: Roger Goodell’s Over-Politicized NFL Is A Joke) 

Like many others, Detroit Lions running back Reggie Bush was incensed by the grand jury’s decision and posted the following photo to his personal Instagram page.

Bush seems to be linking the events surrounding Mike Brown’s death to the ongoing crisis in Israel, which has been happening for thousands of years.

I understand where he’s trying to go with this one — authority figures shooting “unarmed” civilians — but was he justified in making this comparison?

What do you think?