Even though I know better — even though I know how cops think, and how politicians use them, and the racism that overrides all of it– I was still emotionally overwhelmed listening to Eric Holder summarize the systematic oppression of Ferguson residents in the Justice Department report today.
How "routine misconduct" by Ferguson police can ruin someone's life. pic.twitter.com/B8ixH2oGgL
— Adam Serwer (@AdamSerwer) March 4, 2015
Truly overwhelming, all the more so because we know it’s not just Ferguson.