Tuesday, August 9, 2011

American Tinderbox

Walter Russell Mead, The American Interest
For some time now, residents of some US cities have noted occasional incidents of seemingly random, racially motivated violence in which young Black males are involved.  The hot weather and bad economy seem to be combining to generate a small but possibly significant uptick this year.  The national media are doing their best to avoid looking too closely at this disturbing phenomenon, and perhaps for good reason.  What the United States doesn’t need is a media firestorm that triggers copycat violence.Nevertheless some attention should be paid. ...

Source: http://www.realclearpolitics.com/2011/08/08/american_tinderbox_261064.html

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