Tuesday, August 4, 2009
The Beer Summit
The much hyped Obama beer summit, where the principals in the Gates affair - Henry Louis Gates and Sgt. James Crowley - were invited to the White House to discuss their little misunderstanding over beer was much ado about nothing. If the intent was to use the incident as what Obama termed "a teachable moment" in the thorny issue of race in America then it came up pitifully short.