Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2006/08/09

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Subject: [Leica] Fwd: Times-Picayune Photojournalist Arrested After Chase
From: telyt at (Douglas Herr)
Date: Wed Aug 9 15:22:11 2006

"B. D. Colen" <> wrote:

>Right...allow me to leap to conclusion

Who's going to stop you?

> - white guy who all the cops know
>isn't shot; black guy who they didn't, under precisely same circumstances,
>would have been so filled with lead the EPA would have declared him a Super
>Fund site. Am I right, or have I leapt to a Harvardian Knee Jerk Liberal
>Yankee Conclusion?

Too many variables to reach a reasonable conclusion:  aside from being 
white, the cops knew him, and your hypothetical other guy who is black is 
also not known to the cops.

I won't stereotype Harvard or New Englanders but your conclusion isn't 
supported by the facts.

Doug Herr
Birdman of Sacramento