some conservatives are beginning to grasp the problems exposed by the ferguson report

here is an excellent example

[quote][/It is remarkable that many on the right have instead dismissed the report without even reading it as if psychologizing Eric Holder or cross-referencing generic arguments about disparate impact and crime rates obviated the need to reckon with the Justice Departments specific findings. It seems to me that a kind of team-sport mentality has prevailed. Conservatives do not like sweeping denunciations of the entire criminal justice system as racist, and they especially do not like violent protests, looting, and attacks on policemen all very rightly. But from there, too many conservatives have come to see any criticism of police conduct, or any allegation of racism, as if it were a play by the opposing team. They duly boo. Instead, they should reflect that all that is correct in their defense of the police is compromised by the extension of that defense to anything unworthy of it.

Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/415349/ferguson-report-and-right-jason-lee-steortsquote]

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