Uncensored Civics

David Brauer is a former Journal editor who lives in Kingfield, where he chaired the neighborhood association and farmers market boards. Find him on Twitter @dbrauer.
Nov 19, 2014

As I write, this, we’re wrapping up Week Two of #pointergate. For those of you who aren’t Meme-Americans, KSTP-TV reporter Jay Kolls used a Facebook photo leaked by “law enforcement sources” to claim that Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges flashed “gang signs” at a man with a criminal record who is black.

The initial story included this jaw-dropper from a retired cop: “She’s legitimizing people who are killing our children.”

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