Warren, Harris called out for exploiting Michael Brown’s death with ‘absolute whopper’ statements

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Failing to understand that Michael Brown got the “justice” he had coming to him given the circumstances, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, (D-Mass.,) marked the death of the Ferguson, Missouri teenager by calling for justice.

In the process, the Democratic presidential candidate repeated a bald-face lie that Brown was “murdered by a white police officer.”

“5 years ago Michael Brown was murdered by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. Michael was unarmed yet he was shot 6 times. I stand with activists and organizers who continue the fight for justice for Michael. We must confront systemic racism and police violence head on,” Warren tweeted.

It remains to be seen how long Americans continue to tolerate Democrats stirring up racial tensions and distrust in law enforcement, but considering Warren was once an attorney, it’s almost certain that she knows better.

Brown’s death led to months of violent protests, with the media perpetuating the rallying cry “hands up, don’t shoot,” which implied that Brown had peacefully surrendered to Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, who then shot him down in the street like an animal.

But evidence showed that “hands up, don’t shoot” was a lie, that this never happened. What did occur, as determined by a Justice Department led at the time by racist ideologue Eric Holder, was that Brown, who was 6-foot-4 and weighed nearly 300 lbs., had violently attacked Wilson once and was charging at him a second time when the officer was forced to defend his life.

Brown was a suspect in a strong-arm robbery of a local convenience store, which was captured on surveillance tape, prompting Wilson to stop him.

The reaction to the incident ripped at the heart of race relations in America, which were already tattered under former President Barack Obama, who set the stage early on in his administration. In office just six months, Obama intervened in an incident in Cambridge, Mass., without having any facts, accusing police of “acting stupidly” in arresting a belligerent black professor at his home.

The media played a major role in the Ferguson debacle and Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume took care to note that not only did Warren tell an “absolute whopper” here, but so too did fellow presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.)

With little more than a peep from the media.

Doing her share of pandering to black voters, Harris tweeted on the anniversary of Brown’s death:

“Michael Brown’s murder forever changed Ferguson and America. His tragic death sparked a desperately needed conversation and a nationwide movement. We must fight for stronger accountability and racial equity in our justice system.”

The egregious race-baiting in exchange for votes is getting a pass from much of the media.

But social media users are a different story. They know shameless behavior when they see it. Here’s a sampling of responses from Twitter:

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