Rep. Steve King Rants Against ‘Irrational’ Ferguson Protesters

‘That is irrational and it should not happen in this country, and it doesn’t happen with rational people’

Rep. Steve King Rants Against ‘Irrational’ Ferguson Protesters (Mediaite)

Most elected officials have been extremely hesitant to condemn the people of Ferguson, Missouri, who have been protesting for nearly two weeks over the fatal shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson. But during an interview with Iowa radio host Jan Mickelson on Wednesday, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) made his disgust with the protesters’ “irrational” behavior known.

During the nearly 90-minute long interview, Mickelson invoked the words of Dr. Ben Carson, saying, “you’ve got to have courage just to say what you see, and you can’t worry about being called a racist if you’re just saying what you see.”

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