Sunday, April 29, 2012

Soledad O’Brien Wants to Know if Spree Killing Suspect Jacob England is a “Racist”—Not if He’s a Murderer!


Award-winning CNN journalist, Soledad O’Brien


Jacob England: But is he a racist?!

By Nicholas Stix

There’s a political litmus test today for any non-black who gets caught in the machinery of the criminal justice system for anything involving a black, even if the non-black was a crime victim: He must prove himself not a “racist,” which is to say, pro-black and anti-white. Otherwise, he can forget about due process, or any other civil rights. I learned this at least as far back as 1993, as a crime victim.

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Memo From Middle America | The Tulsa Shootings—Does Soledad O'Brien Really Think It's Worse to be a “Racist” Than a Murderer?
By Alan Wall
April 28, 2012

The shootings occurred in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in the early hours of April 6, 2012—Good Friday. Jacob England (19) and Alvin Watts (32) entered a predominantly black neighborhood in a white pickup, and started shooting people. They shot 5 black people, 3 of whom died.

The Tulsa police soon discovered who the perpetrators were. They were arrested two days later, on Easter. They confessed and have been charged with three counts of murder in the first degree, two counts of shooting with intent to kill. Here is the police report....

Jake England’s defense attorney Clark Brewster is defending Jake. Well, that’s his job, right? But notice how he does it.

Clark was interviewed by CNN’s Soledad O’Brien. She asked “The big question is, is your client a racist?”

Not “The big question is, is your client a murderer?” but “The big question is, is your client a racist?”...

[Read the whole thing.]

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Think Soledad O'Brien will interview one of Lemaricus Davidson's lawyers? Will she ask him if his client is a racist?

David In TN