The carefully crafted narrative surrounding Bell….
“While some have described his political ascension as an out-of-nowhere phenomenon, Bell spent the run up to his prosecutorial bid meticulously building his name recognition as Ferguson dealt with the aftermath of Brown’s death.
His campaign had support from local and national groups that want to overhaul the criminal justice system.”
What they don’t tell you is that he engaged in the same predatory behavior against blacks exposed in the Ferguson and DOJ reports as a prosecutor in Riverview and judge in Velda City. They don’t tell you he was sued for those atrocities as judge in Velda City or that as a member of Ferguson’s ‘historic black’ city council he ran interference, sabotaged negotiations and caped so hard the DOJ threatened to sue.
He ran on the Ferguson uprising and being the antiMcCulloch, but they don’t tell you he voted against protesters, activists and members of the community who wanted to shut Ferguson Market down… or that he’s still ducking and dodging reopening the investigation into the murder of Mike Brown, indicting Darren Wilson or launching an investigation into the murder of Darren Seals who’s bullet ridden body and truck were set aflame in Riverview, where Bell served as prosecutor.
They also don’t tell you Bell’s campaign was financed by many of the same folks who financed BLM
Bell begins prosecutorial tenure amid uncertainty about St. Louis County’s future
Nearly five years ago, Wesley Bell had a murky political future. He fell short of winning a seat on the St. Louis County Council after losing decisively to