We suppose this was inevitable … but that doesn’t make it any easier to stomach. After news of Robin Williams’ suicide broke, it didn’t take long for identity politics to rear its ugly head:

https://twitter.com/TurntUpTony/status/498971051670634496

Many outraged tweeters also feel that Williams’ death has overshadowed what’s happening in Ferguson, Missouri, and they’re pointing to fans openly and vocally mourning his death as further evidence of whites’ racism:

https://twitter.com/Gnarles_Charles/status/499019545915301889

https://twitter.com/ItMustbeMiyah/status/499215936919179264

https://twitter.com/Elite_Kayoss/status/499164089176698883

https://twitter.com/yuggerful/status/499116357225426944

Disheartening — and absolutely disgusting. Fortunately, some people have still got their heads screwed on straight:

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