Media silent on Ferguson-like attack in which black cop kills white youth


by Howard Portnoy

Imagine for a moment that Michael Brown had been white and the police officer who shot him had been black. Would the media coverage have been as all-encompassing? Would the reaction of the white community in the suburb where the shooting occurred been as visceral? Would racial provocateur Al Sharpton have sounded off as loudly — or at all, for that matter?

There is no need to imagine. From the Washington Times:

On the surface, the cases appear nearly identical: Michael Brown and Dillon Taylor, two young, unarmed men with sketchy criminal pasts shot to death by police officers two days apart.

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