#Ferguson reactions that will zap your faith in humanity

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

 

Aaron Sankin

Tech

Posted on Nov 25, 2014   Updated on 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