- Disclosing crime rates—the proper benchmark against which police behavior must be measured—would demolish a cornerstone of the Times’s worldview: that the New York Police Department, like police departments across America, oppresses the city’s black population with unjustified racial tactics."...by Heather MacDonald, "Distorting the truth about crime and race," 5/14, City Journal.
Saturday, May 15, 2010
NY Times is reduced to a race-baiting pamphlet for all to see
"The New York Times’s front page story this week on the New York Police Department and its allegedly racist stop-and-frisk practices follows a well-worn template: give specific racial breakdowns for every aspect of police behavior, but refer to racial crime rates only in the most attenuated of terms.