Q: Who this week referred to “the obvious racial discrimination that we’ve seen on full display on our television screens over the last two weeks”?
A: This guy.
There are three possible reasons for Moscow Mitch’s concerns.
A: He’s genuinely worried about racial inequity in America.
Right. Moving on.
B: He’s done the calculus and decided that the only way to salvage his power is to throw white supremacists and racist cops under the bus.
C: He figures proactively getting behind his own legislation is the only way to kneecap the House Dems’ “sweeping reform bill,” which threatens to actually do something about the problem. Not enough, but something.
If you put C, 10 points to Gryffindor….