SEE UPDATE at end of post:
When Ellen Pao lost her discrimination case against the venture capital giant Kleiner Perkins, it was pretty predictable. Her case was all low-tech, “He said, she said.”
Analysts said she didn’t have a smoking gun.
Or a smoking video.
I thought about that as I watched that video of the South Asian man, an Uber driver, getting a tongue lashing from NYPD’s Patrick Cherry.
He reminded me of every bad white male boss I ever had.
Come to think of it, throw in all my bad bosses of any color. Gender even. It happens.
After all, a bully is a bully.
UPDATE 4/3/15 12:03 PDT
Cherry has been stripped of his badge and gun and reassigned and has now apologized, according to an exclusive WNBC-TV report.
Not so fast. Even Jesus took some time to resurrect.
I want to be a good, forgiving Christian…especially on Good Friday.
But this is something worth dwelling on.
If you don’t know what hate and racism look like in this “post-racial” era, take a look at that video again.
That’s intolerance, that’s hate, and it definitely exists. No doubt about it.
Just ask Cherry. His apology is here.
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