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‘Today’ Show Confronts Brown Family With Video Of Stepdad Inciting Protesters [VIDEO]

Alex Griswold Media Reporter

The family of Michael Brown appeared on NBC’s “Today” show, during which they were confronted with video of Michael Brown’s stepfather telling Ferguson protesters to “burn this bitch down.”

There was a video that circulated about Monday night,” NBC’s Savannah Guthrie said to Brown’s mother Lesley McSpadden, “I want to show it to you. In the video we see your husband, what appears to be stirring up the crowd. Take a look at it.”

The video showed Michael Brown’s stepfather Louis Head climbing on top of a car on the night of the protest and repeatedly yelling at protesters to “burn this bitch down.” “I know you were there, in the crowd. this is just after the news came out,” Guthrie continued. “What do you have to say about that?” (RELATED: After Ferguson Decision, Liberal Media Beclown Themselves On Twitter)

“That he was just emotional,” McSpadden said. “I don’t feel that he stirred the crowd. The crowd was already stirred. It’s been stirring since Aug. 9.”

Instead, she blamed Missouri Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon. “I hold — I wouldn’t hold him accountable for that. That comes from a higher power, elected official and it’s called the governor… They stirred the pot. they had everyone on edge. They had everyone in the uproar and had the city on edge, basically, since Aug. 9.” (RELATED: Missouri Governor: ‘Senseless Acts’ Of Destruction In Ferguson ‘Cannot Be Repeated’)

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