President Obama is speaking today on the situation in Ferguson, and Rep. John Lewis has already put in a request:
Rep. John Lewis tells @mitchellreports that President Obama should declare martial law and federalize the Missouri National Guard
— Kasie Hunt (@kasie) August 14, 2014
— Mike Memoli (@mikememoli) August 14, 2014
Wow. Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis saying on @msnbc that President Obama should declare martial law in Ferguson.
— Alex Seitz-Wald (@aseitzwald) August 14, 2014
What could go wrong?
— T. Becket Adams (@BecketAdams) August 14, 2014
So John Lewis wants Obama to declare martial law. Because that'll totally assure civil rights and deescalation of conflict.
— Sunny (@sunnyright) August 14, 2014
— Ed Morrissey (@EdMorrissey) August 14, 2014
"The cops are acting too much like the military so we should send in the National Guard and declare martial law" – Rep. John Lewis
— Michele Frost (@michelelfrost) August 14, 2014
The solution to a militarized police is … martial law? No thanks. https://t.co/GsN6ekW7Ve
— Allahpundit (@allahpundit) August 14, 2014
President Obama has concluded his brief remarks. No mention of martial law.
Tough break, Rep. Lewis.