Charles Johnson Ignores Questionable Fonts, Questionable Sources & Promotes Total Bullshit To Smear St. Louis Police Department [UPDATED]

[Scroll down for update. Apparently the seminar flyer is not a hoax.]

Charles Johnson reposted some questionable material purportedly sourced from the St. Louis Police Department. There’s just one little problem: It’s a hoax.

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Here’s Charles’ smoking gun “proof,” courtesy of Daily Kos, with no link to the source, only a .pdf with 1970s fonts that the The City of St. Louis’ website doesn’t use.

https://www.stlouisco.com/Portals/8/docs/Document%20Library/police%20academy/2014/Mediashoot.pdf

Search it yourself. You won’t find anything remotely resembling the fabrication. Here’s what the St. Louis County website looks like today:

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http://www.stlouisco.com/LawandPublicSafety/PoliceAcademy/ContinuingEducation/CourseCatalog

Here’s what Charles Johnson claims it looks like:

Ferguson 9Charles, why are you fomenting racism? We not only just busted yer ass for lies (again) but we nailed Daily Kos as well.

Charles, you’re a mess, so STFD & STFU.

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[UPDATE: Apparently the continuing education seminar flyer is NOT a hoax, despite the timing and odd wording .

https://www.stlouisco.com/LawandPublicSafety/PoliceAcademy/ContinuingEducation/CourseCatalog

Click on “Get Flyer,” right click “Properties” and you find this:

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Kudos to Inspector Fromage,  Swamprat and others for fact checking.]