I believe Gates did what anyone would do, he yelled at the officer, probably called him a few names and maybe told him he was not too smart. Out of wounded pride, I believe the officer decided to arrest the scholar.
Maybe in the world of Huffington Post bloggers everyone yells at the police, calls them names, and tells them they are stupid… and expects no reaction. I think Ms. St. Jean has confused just who is “not too smart.”
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