"At a time when we must seek to rebuild trust between law enforcement and the local community, I am deeply concerned that the deployment of military equipment and vehicles sends a conflicting message," US Attorney General Eric Holder said today on events in Ferguson.
"Law enforcement response to these demonstrations must seek to reduce tensions, not heighten them. Those who peacefully gather to express sympathy for the family of Michael Brown must have their rights respected at all times. And journalists must not be harassed or prevented from covering a story that needs to be told."
— petesouza (@petesouza) August 14, 2014
President Obama speaking on Iraq & Ferguson from the Edgartown School pic.twitter.com/xJxtTjO6Ui
— Jonathan Karl (@jonkarl) August 14, 2014