Adam has been all over this New Black Panther story. I don't really understand why conservatives have their claws stuck in this one. There just doesn't seem to be much there there. I think part of it is the mere mention "Black Panthers" gives these guys visions of the glory days of hippie-punching. In other words, it's a clear knowable enemy. What would really help is for some young privileged white kids to stage new "Days Of Rage." That and for Abbie Hoffman to rise from the dead. That's the fight they'd love to have.

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