After Attorney General Eric Holder announced he was leading an “aggressive” investigation into the Michael Brown shooting, he told reporters he hoped his visit to Ferguson, Mo., would have a “calming influence” on the area. That was in August, and the protests in Ferguson continue tonight, with looting breaking out again earlier this week.
We all know what the real nightmare scenario is with the announcement of Holder’s resignation, but what does it mean to the protestors of Ferguson and their supporters?
Is that his “lasting legacy?”
Meanwhile, speaking of a calming influence, here’s the scene tonight in Ferguson: