It's been two days since St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch delivered his rambling, shade-filled announcement of the non-indictment of Ferguson officer Darren Wilson, and the ensuing confusion, doubt and anger -- and occasional violence -- continues to rock the St. Louis region.
Theo Welling Protesters are directing their (somewhat misspelled) anger at St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch -- but could they remove him from office? (See more protest photos here).
But while analysis of McCulloch's announcement initially focused on the curious timing of the press conference, journalists and other experts have been tearing through the hundreds of pages of witness testimony from the grand-jury investigation. The picture that has emerged, so far, is conflicted: Though abnormal, experts say McCulloch's handling the grand jury doesn't appear illegal. On the other hand, McCulloch has been accused of being a self-serving tactician who schemed to both overwhelm the grand jury and protect himself from the inevitable backlash to the non-indictment.
All of this got us thinking: If there was enough popular discontent with McCulloch, could he be recalled from office?More »