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April 28, 2015

Obama Press Conference: "We As a Country Need to do Some Soul-Searching;" Some Police "Aren't Doing The Right Thing"

On now, essentially validating the rioters.

Another point: As usual, Obama acts as if he is simply a commentator or blogger. He speaks about the riots as if his role is entirely one of analysis or to provide inspiration.

I didn't hear him say anything about taking action to actually stop the rioters.

He does say that those stealing aren't "making a statement," but are merely stealing.

Oh God -- he's claiming that the media (and society) are to blame, because "one burning building" is put on a "loop" on news shows, whereas the people "doing the right thing" weren't shown on TV.

Yes, Obama, the media should focus on the people doing the normal things they're supposed to do.

Update: It's all Republicans' fault, says Obama.


As JWF's article notes, what's foremost on Obama's mind is "restraint" by police, because so far, that Space to Destroy policy is working great.




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