Excerpted from ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A Ferguson business owner is calling the protesters who descend on his city at night “terrorists” and says Homeland Security should be called in.
The anonymous caller to the Charlie Brennan show, who KMOX confirmed is a Ferguson small business owner, says the daytime protesters are fine, but that changes when the outsiders, including elected officials from outside Ferguson, arrive after dark.
“The unpeaceful protesters come out at night, trying to harm or burn our businesses down or stop the businesses,” the caller said. “And it’s time that our government called this what it is, and this is a terrorist act.”
The business owner says a lot of windows have been broken, fires have been set and trash is left behind.
His business is down up to 40 percent, he said, but the protesters are wasting their time.
“There’s no amount of pressure they can put on us that we’re going to try to influence our government,” regarding the Michael Brown case, the caller said