Posts Tagged ‘Sgt. James Crowley’

Honestly This Time: The Final WORD on Obama-Gates-Crowley

Sunday, August 2nd, 2009

Two sentences provide clarity about the driving forces of this particular race drama: If there was a teachable moment in this incident, it could be found in how some powerful white people well beyond Cambridge responded to it. That reaction is merely the latest example of how the inexorable transformation of America into a white-minority country in some 30 years — by 2042 in the latest Census Bureau estimate — is causing serious jitters, if not panic, in some white establishments.”

— Frank Rich, New York Times, Column, August 2, 2009
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This Blog’s Wrapup of Cambridge–Obama–Gates–Crowley

Friday, July 31st, 2009

The mainstream news media, too much of its reporting/commentating flawed and insipid, may continue for a while to follow wrinkles, small or big and mostly frivolous, and only if those wrinkles of this race drama register on their radar, such as the alcoholic content of the beer of the Obama-Gates-Crowley confab and try to make something of it, like the insipid humor of CNN’s Campbell Brown’s farce yesterday evening, July 31.


Early Morning Follow Up: Sgt. James Crowley Should Have Walked Away

Saturday, July 25th, 2009