The three highly-trained guys who reacted badly (Professor Gates, Sgt. Crowley, and even President Obama) are getting together tonight for a beer at the White House.
The only person in the script who did not overreact is not invited.
I don't know. Maybe it's a guy thing.
Obama got himself in the middle of this mess by saying the police acted "stupidly" which is how he now finds himself hosting a 'Beer Summit'.
But ... behind all the bombast, posturing, and political games that almost everyone has been playing, there seems to be little or no room in the narrative for a person who simply tried to do the right thing in a difficult situation, with full cognizance and awareness of the difficulties of that situation.*
Lucia Whalen, a quietly Uppity Woman with no special training.
"Have a Bud," guys. You deserve it.
* From Aaron Bady on Cliopatria (History News Network).
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