It’s very difficult for us to grasp the notion that cops are human beings, subject to the same racial biases and flaws of other human beings. This is not a plea for mercy on their behalf. It’s a plea for understanding that abuse will happen. A gun and a badge do not confer a “great soul.”
(Via Ta-Nehisi Coates :: The Atlantic)
Amen. If they didn’t try to squeeze over two million people on a road that can safely handle half that, we would have most of the real issues in the first place.