Well, it took him a few days, but President Obama finally got around to commenting on the ongoing #FreddieGray riots in Baltimore:

Thugs? THUGS?

That is highly problematic.

The sound of that dog whistle … it’s deafening!

Who’s gonna break the news to Salon?

Heh. Also, shudder.

But never mind Salon … what about Questlove???

Someone ought to go check on him. Make sure he’s not catatonic or something.



Questlove says ‘thugs’ is racist code word…after black lib mayor finally calls thugs ‘thugs’

Questlove will approve of Baltimore’s euphemism of the day for thuggery