Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said local police were “clearly attempting to besmirch” Michael Brown by releasing images of the 18-year-old strong-arming a man during a robbery shortly before he was fatally shot Saturday by a town officer. On CBS’ “Face the Nation,” the Democratic governor said the decision had “an incendiary effect,” making the situation in Ferguson worse.

>>> Ferguson Police: Video Shows Michael Brown Strong-Arming Store Clerk