Monday, July 27, 2009

Maureen Dowd on Gates v Crowley

From Sunday's NY Times' column:
As the daughter of a police detective, I always prefer to side with the police. But this time, I’m struggling.

No matter how odd or confrontational Henry Louis Gates Jr. was that afternoon, he should not have been arrested once Sergeant Crowley ascertained that the Harvard professor was in his own home.