Tags: Exclusive Interviews | Ferguson in Crisis | Steve Malzberg Show | Noah Rothman | Eric Holder | Ferguson

Conservative Blogger Rothman: Holder's Ferguson Visit a Good Move

Friday, 22 Aug 2014 03:33 PM

By Bill Hoffmann

Attorney General Eric Holder's trip to Ferguson, Missouri — where rioting broke out after the fatal shooting of a black teen by a white cop — was a positive move, says Noah Rothman, associate editor of the conservative news blog HotAir.com.

"It did a significant amount of good when it comes to assuaging the concerns of the local population that there was going to be justice done in this case," Rothman told Ben Swann, guest host of "The Steve Malzberg Show" on Newsmax TV.

Story continues below video.



Note: Watch Newsmax TV now on DIRECTV Ch. 349 and DISH Ch. 223
Get Newsmax TV on your cable system –
Click Here Now


"We are seeing at least some confidence among the local population that this will be adjudicated by federal officials."

Michael Brown, 18, was killed during a confrontation with Officer Darren Wilson — a tragedy that triggered more than a week of rioting and looting in the predominantly African-American city of 21,000.

The storm of racial tension in Ferguson has eased over the past two days.

Related Stories:


© 2015 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

Danny Ayalon: Obama Meddling in Israeli Election May 'Backfire'

Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 10:23 AM

If President Barack Obama sent advisers to Israel to try to promote Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's oppositi . . .

Author: Jeb Bush Has Conservative Record as Governor

Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 15:35 PM

As there is much debate over the conservative credentials of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, a University of Northern Flor . . .

ADL Leader Jacobson: We Still Have Much to Learn From Auschwitz

Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 18:51 PM

Anti-Semitism still thrives on the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi death camp at Auschwitz , but a change . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved