Missouri Lt.Gov. Calls For Ferguson Curfew To Be Reinstated, Citing “Anglo-American Civilization” As A Reason   1 comment

Is it just me or has the crazy faucet – to borrow the expression from Crooks & Liars – been turned all-the-way up-to-eleven?

Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder (R) on Tuesday called for Gov. Jay Nixon (D) to reinstate the curfew in Ferguson to allow the justice system — which he said was a product of “Anglo-American civilization” — to do its job.(Crooks & Liars)

Yeah, he went there…here’s the exact quote that he used on Tuesday’s Ronan Farrow Daily show over on MSNBC:

“We do not do justice in America in the streets though,” he argued. “We have legal processes that are set in motion, that are designed after centuries of Anglo-American jurisprudence tradition, they’re designed to protect the rights and liberties of everyone involved.”

“That includes the Brown family, for justice for them and for the community. It also includes the officer who has not yet been charged,” he added. “Our constitutional and our Bill of Rights protections have to be followed here, and we do not do justice in the streets.”

“That’s one of the great advances of Anglo-American civilization, is that that we do not have politicized trials. We let the justice system work it out.”(Crooks & Liars)

…and Republicans wonder why they get as little support from minority voters as they do…this is reason I’ve-lost-count-at-this-point. 

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Posted August 19, 2014 by Matthew in Uncategorized

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  1. YES!!!!

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