Praying for the family of Chris Lane. This senseless violence is frowned upon and the justice system must prevail.—
Rev Jesse Jackson Sr (@RevJJackson) August 21, 2013
Outrage meter? Busted.
Rev. Jesse Jackson always has his handy race-warfare arsenal ready to weave a narrative of inequity, privilege and systemic injustice. Well, at least when the victim is black and all alleged perps are white (or “white Hispanic”).
Oh, sure, Jackson is “praying” for the family of Chris Lane, the 23-year-old native of Australia allegedly gunned down in Oklahoma by three teens who said they were “bored and decided to kill somebody.” But when it comes to this case of violence, his outrage is stuck on frowny face. All we need is a Jim Carrey emoticon to see just how frowny he is.
Laura Ingraham and others wondered if Al Sharpton, President Obama and Jesse Jackson would offer comment on this case. We now have at least part of that answer.
But back to important stuff: