Archive for April 4th, 2006

Cynthia McKinney

I haven’t read much about Congresswoman McKinney’s incident with the Capitol police, but I certainly hope that opinion doesn’t fall along party lines. Ms. McKinney was not wearing her credentials, which essentially are the free pass given to members of congress so that they can bypass regular security. The cop had a job to do, and anyone- anyone– who is stopped by a cop needs to stop, shut up, and listen before they do anything. That goes for a guy being pulled over on the highway right up to the halls of the Capitol. It is intellectually lazy to cite race in this case.


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