What does it mean to be a black man in America? Ask Mr. Gates. He’ll tell you. It is apparently awesome.
His arrest docs are up at thesmokinggun.com, in case you want to take a look. A lot of convo on the subject over at The Daily Dish the last few days. And this isn’t even all of it. We’re just scraping the surface.
Contempt of Cop: andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com
Arrested for Speaking his mind: andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com
Maryland perspective: andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com
When is conduct disorderly: andrewsullivan.theatlantic.com
It’s a damn sad story, really. Black guy gets arrested at his own house. Taken to the police station and iced for four hours. Then he gets let go. Like nothing ever happened, right?