#Ferguson reactions that will zap your faith in humanity

"It's the worst world in the world here tonight"

 

Aaron Sankin

Tech

Published Nov 25, 2014   Updated May 30, 2021, 3:30 am CDT

Warning: Many of these tweets contain offense language.

Immediately after the grand jury released its decision to not indict Ferguson Police officer Darren Wilson for killing 18-year-old Michael Brown, the Boston Red Sox’s official Twitter account sent out, and then immediately deleted, the following message:

Surveying Twitter, this is basically the only way to sum it up:

It’s the worst world in the world here tonight

– Will Eno

Here’s why:

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After prosecuting attorney Bob McCulloch blamed the media in his preamble to announcing the verdict:

https://twitter.com/intelwire/status/537068218415067136

https://twitter.com/MichaelBerrySho/status/537063189003763712

https://twitter.com/KendraJames_/status/537096773073117184

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https://twitter.com/danielleiat/status/537066477527236608

In reference to the online crowdfunding campaigns that raised nearly half a million dollars for Wilson:

https://twitter.com/kyuhyus/status/537074207746576384

https://twitter.com/_MeRolla/status/537087702231822336

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https://twitter.com/KhadijaMarjani/status/537074218002030593

Happy holidays, everyone.

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*First Published: Nov 25, 2014, 2:29 am CST