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@MarkWSchumann Read the article.
The point of police abuse is too obvious to debate. The point that *all* police are abusive is to simplistic to defend.
I deeply understand the long history that she cites. Her article is, IMO, a reaction, not a response. And one that is so full of practical &
@MarkWSchumann 2/ logistical flaws; ones that take a rather pollyannish view of humans and human nature, that it really is hard to take seriously as a remedy.

As a cry against the mountain of injustice and harm inflicted on citizens, minority and otherwise, I take it to heart. Am moved by it.
@MarkWSchumann 3/ As a prescription for remedy, it is, again, IMO, lacking the necessary insights to be actionable.

Without a doubt American has steadily become a more litigious, legalistic, & power sotted country, one where police power functions w some immunity for its "legal" violence.
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The one institution that threatens Trump is the media.
The msg is Fake News & Enemy of the People.
If he can shift the blame to the press, he can move without accountability.

His "precious". The thing he wants more than anything...To be praised without having to be accountable.
This from @HC_Richardson encapsulates the day, and the times.
This daily posting is becoming a necessary read to set the tone and context for understanding the complexity of the day.
I wonder if Trumps fickle "love-you/hate-you depending if you just said something nice about me" continues to work?
He is attacking Fox for not being Trump-enough.
When the paragon of FakeNews is deemed not Fake enough by the most fake person on the planet...
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