I don't care if the dude tried to take a bullet for Malcolm in the ballroom, and ran guns for Huey P. Either it's smart to arrest a dude for being rude to a cop in his own house, or it isn't.

And progressives who want to argue that this is clearly a case of racial profiling need to stop it too. You don't know. You don't help us by acting like you do.

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