From Jeffrey Toobin: “A decision not to indict, which was always possible, even likely, would have been sure to attract protests, even violence. Crowd control is always more difficult in the dark.” And yet, Ferguson officials chose to release the information at night.

+ InFocus has a photo collection of scenes from violent protests in Ferguson, Missouri. And here are some images from the protests that erupted across the country.

+ LA Times: Live updates from Ferguson.

+ And finally, leave it to The Onion to summarize our communal state of mind: “Nation doesn’t know if it can take another bullshit speech about healing.”