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Obama Probably Didn’t Anticipate These Haunting Split Screens During His Speech

During his statements urging for calm in Ferguson, President Barack Obama also suggested that, in the coming days, the media focus on positive solutions to the civil rights issues that erupted in the aftermath of Michael Brown’s death at the hands of Officer Darren Wilson. “There is inevitably going to be some negative reaction, and it will make for good TV,” he noted.

Which makes these split-screens, most of them coming from the same live feeds, so gut-wrenching:

And the question of the night, from Ta-Nehisi Coates:

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