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This week, the only thing worse than the Ferguson grand jury’s decision not to indict Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, was the right-wing reaction to that decision.

Many of us dreaded what we all but knew would be a decision not to indict. Some of us were prepared to mourn. Some on the right, however, were ready to celebrate.

Former New York Mayor and failed presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani just couldn’t wait for the grand jury decision. On a Sunday “Meet The Press” appearance, Giuliani trotted out the tired right-wing trope about “black-on-black violence,” and was thoroughly shut-down by sociologist and author Michael Eric Dyson.


The rest of wingnuttia didn’t fail to disappoint.

And in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a car plowed through a crowd of peaceful protestors.

Twitter was wing-nut party central on MondayRight-wing’s sick Twitter celebration: Ann Coulter, Ted Nugent, Brit Hume battle for grossest Darren Wilson tweet -”), with several high profile righties competing for “Sickest Tweet of the Night.”

Here’s the best of the rest in wingnuttia this week:

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