Both Sergeant Crowley and Professor Gates had more than enough intellectual resources to identify alternatives in a heated confrontation -- both men chose not to use them.
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Update: Gates drank Sam Adams Light at the White House, not Red Stripe, as Previously Reported
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Obama was right in the real world (maybe not politically). Crowley certainly did act "stupidly." But Professor Gates acted stupidly as well.
The case has forced Americans to look at the issue of policing from the perspectives of African-Americans and cops themselves. If we're smart we'll learn from this.
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