[VIDEO] Split Screen

At The Corner, Brendan Bordelon writes:

In a surreal moment of cable television, split screens on major news networks broadcast President Obama pushing for calm after Ferguson’s grand-jury decision even as protesters smashed cop cars and businesses and police responded with tear gas and armored vehicles.  

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[More – Obama’s Split-Screen Moment Will Endure Long After His Presidency]

The president made an unscheduled speech late Monday night to address the grand jury’s decision not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the death of Michael Brown, in which he urged everyone to respect the rule of law. “There are Americans who agree with [the decision,]” he said, “and there are Americans who are deeply disappointed — even angry. That’s an understandable reaction.”

President Obama called on all protesters to respect the wishes of the Brown family and protest peacefully….(read more)

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