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On #BlackLivesMatter:
The killings [of Philando Castille and Alton Sterling] by police in Minnesota and Louisiana, quickly followed by killings of police in Dallas, knocked the lazy certainty out of almost everybody.
The tragedy is that the “broken windows” policing #BLM decries has saved thousands of black lives.

"#BlackLivesMatter's agenda is costing black lives", American Enterprise Institute, 8 September 2015, https://www.aei.org/publication/blacklivesmatters-agenda-is-costing-black-lives/.

So far it looks like the demonstrators are presenting a far more relevant, compelling and insightful analysis than the gaggle of pols now rushing to catch up with the society they nominally lead.

"Why 'black lives matter' matters", New York Daily News, 9 December 2014, http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/errol-louis-black-lives-matter-matters-article-1.2038331

On Donald Trump:
We need to raise our voices, but we do not need to indulge in hate.

"Meet the Press - November 13, 2016", NBC News, 13 November 2016, http://www.nbcnews.com/meet-the-press/meet-press-november-13-2016-n683211.

Academia should consider how it contributed to, and reflects Americans’ judgments pertinent to, Donald Trump’s election. The compound of childishness and condescension radiating from campuses is a constant reminder to normal Americans of the decay of protected classes — in this case, tenured faculty and cosseted students.

George F. Will, "College kids are proving Donald Trump's point", New York Post, 20 November 2016, http://nypost.com/2016/11/20/college-kids-are-proving-trumps-point/.

People are upset and they're right to be upset. This is our country, and people have a right to have their voices heard.

"The Rachel Maddow Show, Transcript 11/10/2016", MSNBC, 10 November 2016, http://www.msnbc.com/transcripts/rachel-maddow-show/2016-11-10.