Don't know if you guys are following this, but a cop in Oakland was caught on tape shooting a man--who later died--while he was face down. The tape is below. The worst part of it all is, unlike in some other cases, this doesn't look a tragic misunderstanding or mistake. The cop simply pulls out his gun and shoots the dude. See for yourselves. The officer has since resigned, lawyered up, and skipped a meeting with investigators. I expect we'll soon be hearing explanations like "the gun summoned itself to the officers waist, unholstered itself and discharged." Meanwhile, protests have turned violent. Postracial, indeed.

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