August 20, 2014 8:26 PM

Highway patrol captain’s leadership a challenge in Ferguson

When Gov. Jay Nixon named Missouri Highway Patrol Capt. Ron Johnson to assume control over security in Ferguson last Thursday, there finally appeared to be a leader people could get behind. But his success in doing so has been mixed – which only goes to show how difficult it can be for anyone to succeed when the leadership job is this complex and the problems are this systemic.

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