CBS News offers a Tweet that either relocates the city of Ferguson, or perhaps explains all of the military-style equipment we’re seeing there.
JUST IN: President Obama to deliver remarks at 4pm ET on the situation in Ferguson, Iraq— CBS News (@CBSNews) August 18, 2014
Then again, Wesley Lowery of the Washington Post, who was arrested by the local police and then released without charges, contends the two places are quite comparable:
Obama currently discussing our two wars: in Iraq and Ferguson, Mo— Wesley Lowery (@WesleyLowery) August 18, 2014
@hankcoates for 7 days there have been violent standoffs between residents and militarized police. Don’t really think “war” much exaggerated— Wesley Lowery (@WesleyLowery) August 18, 2014