The Fabrication of Courage by Sports Media

For my money, it doesn’t get sadder than Mike Golic of ESPN's Mike and Mike regaling his listeners on his morning show about how the St. Louis Rams players were “courageous” last November 30th for taking to the field with their hands in the air, signifying the “Hands up, don’t shoot!” symbol of the Ferguson protestors. What he didn't know, and neither did the masses listening, was that before the game that same Sunday morning of November 30th, a short drive away, Zemir Begic, a white Bosnian, was sitting in his car when the “peaceful” rioters began visiting some of their non-violence against him by damaging his car.  He got out, confronting them about what he felt to be the unjustified destruction of his property -- so the mob beat him to death with hammers and left him on the street. The explanation for his death? "We think it was wrong place, wrong time," police representative Schron...(Read Full Article)