Pants-of-dog wrote:It would have been perfectly easy and normal to arrest him for murder and then discuss plea bargains.
In an egalitarian society where cops are not treated better than everyone else and black people are not treated worse, this would have been the case.
You mean like Cuba, where cops can and do kill Black people with complete impunity? Is that the "egalitarian society" you have in mind? Maybe one shouldn't care about what you see as an "egalitarian society", given your stance in this issue.
By the way, I wouldn't be so sure that the above thing would not happen with someone who wasn't a cop.
Pants-of-dog wrote:Your text does not say that this was due to the protests, Please read it again more carefully.
"Barr worried that protestors might view the agreement as too lenient and prefer a full investigation."
Pants-of-dog wrote:So we see that the MPD initially tried to argue that Mr. Floyd died of medical conditions.
And we also see that when videos of the murder surfaced, they still did not charge the cops.
So, at this point, we can see that video evidence is enough to stop them from openly lying, but not enough to get a murderer arrested.
What was enough to issue the arrest was the joint video and autopsy evidence, along with the collapse of the plea bargain. But the videos on their own were enough for the MPD to change its tune and request the FBI to conduct its own investigation.
On the other hand, we have yet to even learn the name of the Cuban cop who shot Hansel Hernandez.
Pants-of-dog wrote:I find your moral outrage over my imagined moral flaws to be amusing.
You should pretend I am also racist so you can feel justified about attacking me for my imagined racism while you are at it.
I find your moral outrage even more amusing, in all. At least I am not the one defending Cuba even when its police kills Blacks people while pretending to care about their problems in the USA