FOX Gives Johannes Mehserle National Spotlight During Giants Game

Categories: Media, Sports
Free who?
Locals long ago wrote off the dueling "Free Johannes Mehslerle" and "Justice for Oscar Grant" boats in McCovey Cove as part of what makes San Francisco San Francisco.

Yet national audiences watching today's Phillies-Giants contest in Game 3 of the National League Championship Series were likely confused by the massive Mehserle banner hogging the screen during the seventh-inning stretch.

As Zooey Deschanel -- one of our favorite Deschanels -- belted out "God Bless America," the world's most infamous BART cop stole the scene.


For the record, Mehserle, convicted of involuntary manslaughter for shooting unarmed BART passenger Grant in the back, remains in custody.

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