Police Shoot Unarmed Black Man… [Your Excuse Here]

Police shoot unarmed black man.
You: It’s not about race.

Again.
You: We don’t have a race issue. This is an isolated incident.

Again.
You: We don’t have all/enough evidence (as a video, probably the most significant piece of evidence–mind you, sits online for your viewing).

Again.
You: The guy was a thug ( =red herring).

Again.
You: This is all rhetoric, a fabricated, anti-fact narrative pushed by the liberal media.

Again.
You: Black people are playing the victim and taking advantage of any situation they can to riot and loot.

Again.
You: Cops are good people who protect us. I’ve (a white person) never had a problem with cops. As long as you don’t _______, you won’t have an issue with them (because my experience is, of course, everyone else’s).

Again.
You: What about black-on-black crime? ( =red herring that demonstrates complete ignorance of the segregation of our cities where crimes will most likely be committed by those nearest each other, e.g., other black people).

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You: It’s a sin issue, not a skin issue (as if sin can’t take on racialized, societal form).

Again.
You: __________?

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