Where The Fractures Exist

In the opening arguments of the State of Minnesota vs. Derek Chauvin, the prosecution said Chauvin betrayed his badge with his actions, when in fact, he probably didn’t, given what we know of law enforcement’s ease with unnecessary violence. The defense, on the other hand, said Chauvin did exactly what he was trained to do. They saw that truth as an adequate defense instead of the condemnation it should have been.

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