This tweet — assuming his account was not hacked — certainly doesn’t make the Minnesota Vikings running back, who admitted to police he didn’t know what was wrong with hitting his 4-year-old child multiple times when interviewed in his case, appear to be any more aware now than he appeared then.
Other athletes reacted to the Ferguson news, and there was a mixture of anger, confusion and frustration mixed in. But Peterson’s confusion takes that word to a whole new direction.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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