Will no one think of Michelle? :-(
Listen, I amended that praise to “well...he’s made songs.” Because, yeah.
There are. Just clarified it in the post because I realized I hadn’t mentioned that—thanks!
They did ask about party identification, and that section was well covered by news outlets. My issue with using party identification as a substitute for talking about race is that black or Latinx is *not* synonymous with “Democrat”—but you wouldn’t know that based on the vast majority of political coverage.
You’re not in the America group text????
Right, it makes it sound like there was two equal opposing sides—which there most certainly wasn’t.
Perhaps the fact that these things are coming out, rather than being safely locked away and managed from the shadows
That a college student anxious to get home for an early class would then go outside and break into cars, and then escalate a situation with a security guard, is a *lot* to ask someone to believe. In fact, what would cause *anyone* to get inside an armed guard’s car to try to fight them?
Right, or as I like to call them, “singers who can sing.”
The man doesn’t know his angles or his wrangles.
Not Farrah’s luggage though!
I get it. And to be clear, I’m not expecting anyone to feel hopeful or trust a system that has so frequently failed before, and is failing in so many respects in this case as well.
*crosses fingers and waits for the ‘Ja-Rule of Kinja’ username to pop up*
It’s also relevant that this is the District Attorney asking for this report. This will also be about poking holes in Guyger’s story, and the locks *could* play a huge part in verifying or contradicting her version of events (and her reliability, period) in a courtroom.
I suspect there’s a good bit of that happening here as well. Which isn’t to dismiss the validity of this debate—which has been going on for a minute now. We’re in a moment where a lot more attention is paid to who gets to tell whose stories and why, so this seems like a perfect storm situation: a long-simmering…