The Corner

Gates

Here’s my column today. Basically, my take is that once you say race didn’t account for the initial call (as even Obama does), then it’s a question of how much obnoxious yelling Crowley should have been willing to put up with — and race probably didn’t figure into that either. It was Gates who racialized and blew up what otherwise would have been a brief, eventless interaction with a police officer responding to a mistaken call.  

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