A report by CNN this morning indicates that Darren Wilson is in the “final steps” of resigning from the Ferguson Police Department. While no one objectively expected him to go back to work full-time (with the exception of maybe Tom Jackson), the reason for him to resign at this point doesn’t make a great deal of sense even if there are a lot of people in the community who want this result. For one, if his goal was not to influence the grand jury, the grand jury hasn’t made their final decision yet. For another, I don’t think anyone objectively believes that his lack of employment will calm any protests if he is not indicted.
With that said, I found myself overwhelmed with an intense sense of Deja Vu’ when listening to Evan Perez claiming that he has inside sources within the Ferguson City government. Here’s why: