Day: July 28, 2009

A Learnable Moment

So, now that the Henry Louis Gates incident blew up in his face, President Obama has made a few pronouncements. First, he condescends to the lowly police officer who arrested Gates, willing to concede that he is a good man, neatly leaving his official indictment of the police force intact. One can still believe they handled things “stupidly.” Second, he has declared that what we have here is a moral equivalence episode. You see, BOTH sides went overboard. This conveniently… Read more »