By now everyone has heard something about what happened in
It was a local story until President Obama commented on it after an exceedingly boring news conference about healthcare. A fire storm of controversy ensued with the nation dividing into the all too familiar camps which set about using this incident to prove their preexisting narratives. Today is ten days after the incident. Much has been said and written and video taped and broadcast about this story. All the ancillary details have been examined. It rages across the news today even after the President has invited both men to the Whitehouse for a beer and a reconciliation.
What have we learned? Race is still a hot button issue in
So where does that leave us? Will it change in my son’s lifetime so that we can be united as one people? I am a religious man and I have never read in the Bible were Jesus divided the people of creation by race. John .