White Cop Fatally Shot by Black Felon; No Riots

Did you hear about the cop shooting? No, I’m not referring to the one in Ferguson, Missouri.  Of course you heard about that.  I’m referring to the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Ofc. Daryl Pierson of the Rochester, NY Police Department at approximately 9 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3.  Pierson, an Afghanistan vet and father of two, was the first RPD officer killed on the job since 1959. You should be forgiven if you didn’t know about it.  After all, CNN, MSNBC, ABC, CBS, NBC, and the New York Times didn’t give the event 24-7 wall-to-wall saturation coverage. Just like the shooting in Ferguson, there was a racial disparity between the cop and the suspect.  Unlike Ferguson, however, the decedent was white, and the perpetrator, allegedly one Thomas Johnson III, is black.  News reports indicate that the alleged shooter has an extensive criminal history in two states and was paroled for a second time (after violating the terms of his...(Read Full Post)