They Give Us Crumbs so We Don't Ask for More

A rotten system survives by doling out just enough "justice" to maintain itself.

The photo above — of a white man in a navy suit smiling while posing in front of a Texas sheriff’s department logo which contains the words “best of the best” and refers to the sheriff as a “peacemaker” — is a mugshot.

Or, really, it’s a booking photo that looks like a photo of a man accepting an award, or making a speech. It certainly doesn’t look lik…

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