Obama Does a SURPRISINGLY Decent Job With This PC: Here's The Breakdown
Aug. 19, 2014
President has to avoid taking sides… putting thumb on scale.
(19:00…I have to be very careful about not pre-judging…)
President on dealing with communities that feel left behind
(20:00… Part of the ongoing challenge of perfecting our union…dealing with communities that feel left behind...)
President; there are young black men that commit crimes… we can argue about why that happens but criminals have to be prosecuted because every community has an interest in upholding public safety.
(23:18… There are young black men that commit crime…)
President says have to distinguish between protesters and looters
(25:57… short term we have to make sure the cause of justice and fair administration of the law…distinguish between protesters… and tossing Molotov cocktails)
President says it’s clear that most protesters are peaceful and it’s understandable to be upset by the death of Michael Brown… Giving into the anger by looting, carrying guns, and EVEN attacking the police raises tension and causes chaos
(06:00… clear that the vast majority of protesters are peaceful…)
President says there is no excuse for police to use excessive force towards JOURNALISTS and peaceful protesters
(06:35… Let me also be clear… constitutional rights in the press must be vigilantly safe-guarded)