What planet are these white people living on, the ones who profess such shocked surprise at the Mark Fuhrman tapes? Haven't they heard what black people have been telling them all these years: that the ranks of major police departments all across the country are full of Fuhrman-style lying bigots? Not all cops, by any means, not even most of them, but enough to generate a steady stream of racially motivated police misconduct. Most of it never makes the national news--the hundreds of cases in which minority suspects are manhandled, beaten or even killed. But certainly the most outrageous incidents, from...

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