This is the way mothers used to be:
A woman is being hailed online as the “mom of the year” for yanking a Baltimore demonstrator off the streets as riots took hold of the city.
Video captured the unidentified woman approach a man many suspect to be her son and slap him on live television.
Read more at LiveLeak.com - Mother beats son for participating in Baltimore riots
I watched her make her comment, and I couldn't believe my ears! How can that be twisted to mean anything other than what she actually said? She meant what she said - backtracking now is nothing more than self preservation, because she's being called on it! Sheesh!
Re your last paragraph - it looks like another Detroit in the making - is this what the black community in Baltimore wants their future to look like?