The “hands up, don’t shoot” narrative surrounding the Ferguson, Mo., police-involved shooting death of Michael Brown has been exposed as a false and misleading description of what actually happened.
As Western Journalism reported last week, even the Washington Post has exposed the “Four Pinocchios” falsehood about the chant that’s been repeated by so many angry protestors, liberal politicians, and agenda-driven race-baiting agitators.
Liberal Post columnist Jonathan Capehart, who is himself African-American, wrote a piece in which he expressed deep regret at having once supported the “hands up, don’t shoot” rallying cry embraced by race-activists such as Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson. Predictably, Capehart has been attacked by the Left for his truth-telling.
Given the passion with which Sharpton, Jackson, and others condemned what they saw as the racial component in Michael Brown’s death on a residential street in Ferguson, one can reasonably ask where the liberal outrage is over the senseless murder that just happened in Philadelphia.
According to the NBC station in the City of Brotherly Love, it was an apparent black-on-white crime. The suspects are three African-American teens. The victim was a 51-year-old husband and father who was walking his dog along a quiet street. And before he was gunned down in an apparent robbery, police say this man did, in fact, beg for his life, crying, “Please don’t shoot me, please don’t shoot me.”
So far, there have been no reported protests over the senseless death of James Patrick Stuhlman. No marches against black-on-white crime. No outraged Sharpton or Jackson. No Justice Department probe into a possible hate crime. Stuhlman died on the street with his dog at his side.
By clicking on the video above, you can watch the WCAU-TV news report on the murder of the man who, police say, was targeted because he appeared old and his dog looked weak.
This post originally appeared on Western Journalism – Informing And Equipping Americans Who Love Freedom