This is interesting: two different conservative publications have strongly criticized conservatives for ignoring or making light of the DoJ report on Ferguson MO.
Leon Wolf at Red State writes under the headline “Many Conservatives are Blowing it on the Ferguson DOJ Report”:
It’s unfortunate, the way news is consumed and interpreted in the age of twitter. Everyone feels tremendous pressure to form an opinion quickly and state it loudly and with certainty. Once this has been done, people are highly resistant to changing their minds and they become impervious to new evidence, often dismissing out of hand outright facts just because they are reported by a given source (e.g., “the media is untrustworthy” or “you can’t trust the Holder Department of Justice.”) Perhaps nowhere has this phenomenon been more obvious (or regrettable) than in Ferguson, Missouri, in the wake of the shooting death of Michael Brown. Interpreting the news out of…
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