Connecticut’s juvenile justice system and car thefts were the hot political topics over the summer. Media outlets picked up the story and largely showed white victims in the suburbs with minority suspects in Connecticut’s cities.

Local critics cried foul over the coverage, asking for context. Mel Medina is one of them.

If you were to take a quick look at Medina’s Twitter feed, you might think his full-time job was fact-checking the Connecticut GOP’s tweets.

Medina is actually the former policy director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut.

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