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January 15, 2010 in Campaign 2008, Campaign 2010, Campaign 2012, Capitalism, Economy, Family values, Politics, socialism, Uncategorized | Tags: Barack Obama, Cambridge Police Department, Martha Coakley, Massachsuetts State Police, Prof. Henry Gates, Scott Brown, Sgt. Crowley | 3 comments
Remember the Cambridge Police Department? Sgt. Crowley and Professor Gates?
Today the Cambridge Police Officers issued their endorsement of State Senator Scott Brown for the US Senate race in Massachusetts. The Officers wanted to make it a point to stress who they were endorsing, and to eliminate the “implied” endorsement of AG Martha Coakley that her campaign was implying:
July 24, 2009 in Campaign 2008, Campaign 2010, Campaign 2012, Capitalism, Economy, Family values, Politics, socialism, Terrorism, Uncategorized | Tags: Barack Obama, Cambridge Police, Harvard University, Lowell Police Academy, Obama birth certificate, Prof. Henry Gates, racial profiling, Sgt. James Crowley | 1 comment
Just several hours after the Cambridge Police took umbrage with the words and rhetoric of Pres. Barack Obama with regard to the arrest of his friend Prof. Henry Gates of Harvard.
Obama says that his choice of words at his press conference were perhaps wrong, and led to the appearance of a maligning of Sgt. Crowley and the Cambridge Police, but he defends his position of how a black man was handled in this situation.
The President stressed that both the Sgt. and the Professor are good men, caught in a situation that went awry, perhaps both overreacting.
Without saying the word “apology” or “I’m sorry”, the President has essentially issued a “Non-apology” apology. Obama does not want this race issue to continue to drown out his healthcare reform initiative.