Questionable witness in Michael Brown case gets government job

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Given the general problem with “truthiness” many folks on government paychecks seem to have these days (I’m looking at you, Jonathan Gruber and Lois Lerner), is it really any surprise that Dorian Johnson, the chap who was with Michael Brown on that tragic day should be rewarded with a government job?

As reported by our fellow Liberty Alliance partner, Liberty Unyielding, Dorian Johnson has been hired by the City of St. Louis for a job paying about $8.50 an hour.

You might recall Johnson initially lied to authorities regarding his account of events that proceeded the shooting death of Michael Brown and then reportedly recanted his claims.

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I suppose this is testimony to the generous and forgiving spirit of America that Johnson is getting a new start. But it certainly brings deeper meaning to Ronald Reagan’s famous quote, “The nine most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the government and I’m here to help.”

Read more at Liberty Unyielding.

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