January 22, 2019

THE TRUTH IS THE POINT:

Everyone is still wrong about the Covington kids (Molly Roberts, January 22, 2019, Washington Post)

The problem is, neither of these distillations captures the truth, which is hidden somewhere in a mess of different segments of different recordings showing different offenses by different parties. It's true that the Hebrew Israelites shouted invective at the kids, and it is true that the kids chanted school cheers to drown them out. It's also true that the schoolboys, whether someone else was mean to them beforehand or not, were giggling as they let loose with offensive war whoops and tomahawk chops while a Native American man beat his drum before them. It's true that one of them ripped his shirt off in a signal of self-assured dominance. And it's true that a smirk is a smirk.

Posted by at January 22, 2019 1:53 PM

  

« IF IT DOESN'T SAY "CONVICTED FELON" YOU ESCAPED EASY: | Main | SO MUCH WINNING!: »