The Boston Phoenix has collected and published a group of idiotic comments (and some not) by mostly anonymous posters on the Boston Herald website about the arrest of prominent African American scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Gates, the director of the W.E.B. DuBois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard was arrested on a disorderly conduct charge (later dropped) for giving Cambridge cops a bad time after they caught him breaking into his own home when his front door stuck. He had just returned from China where he is making his newest documentary.
Here's two comments from Local Bigots Speak Out About Harvard Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr: Greatest Hits from the Boston Herald Comment Boards:
johnny_moore: “And if you think the good reverand and the
zapperz: “I say they should have maced him, beat him till he calmed down, then explain to the moron, what a racist is, since the cry baby cant tell the difference from the police doing what the tax payers pay the to do. Protect people and property. If so many blacks were not criminals, white people and cops would change their tune? when was the last time you heard anyone from India,
Our Canton Village Idiots salute their Bay State cousins for a job well done! You are truly an inspiration!