We already know he falsified the police report to say that he was warned of two black males with backpacks when the witness says she said no such thing. TNC also notes:

I'm very curious as to whether Gates actually made that "Your momma" crack. He is claiming that he did not.

The one common feature of much MSM discussion of this is treatment of Crowley's report as fact. The MSM again simply assumes that those with power always tell the truth and the media's job is to relay that.

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