The Morning After
Cable covered it like the Battle of Fallujah, writes the Daily Beast's Lloyd Grove, but did it live up to the hype? Plus, Touré and Stanley Crouch weigh in on the beer summit.
Cable covered it like the Battle of Fallujah, writes The Daily Beast's Lloyd Grove, but did it live up to the hype? Plus, Touré and Stanley Crouch weigh in on the beer summit.
Even through beer goggles, The Daily Beast’s Lloyd Grove writes, the reality of the summit could never have lived up to the cable TV hype. The one bright spot: Sgt. Crowley’s star-making post-beer poise.
Thursday’s purely symbolic White House beer summit capped off a week of teachable moments about race and police conduct, but Touré asks, is anyone listening?
A white cop gets invited to the White House for arresting a black man. The ever-disciplined Obama flubs a line. And Skip Gates—he’s being attacked from all sides. Stanley Crouch tries to make sense of the White House silly season.
The Daily Beast’s Elizabeth Gates joined her father, Skip, Sgt. Crowley, and the president to raise a beer and bury the hatchet. An inside report from the peace talks.