This Really Would Not Have Happened To A White Guy

July 24, 2009 at 2:53 am | Posted in American politics | 4 Comments

And that, in the end, is what it boils down to.


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  1. “Sgt. Leon Lashley, a black officer who was at Gates’ home with Crowley at the time of the arrest, said he supported his fellow officer’s action “100 percent.”

    So what blacks are racist against their own people now too?

  2. Actually, Juan Dixon on NPR says as much to do with class as it does race. Oh, and Juan is a black man–which means he may have more credibility in this than you or me just by the nature of his skin color.


    Juan Williams I meant. Anyway, yeah-this probably would never have happened to a white guy, but at the same time-this particular case is different than other cases we’ve had in the past when it comes to black/white relations. It’s different.

  4. And a white guy wouldn’t have asked the officer, “Is this because I’m white?” either.

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