Simple-minded people always reach for soundbites and cliches because reality is too complicated for their cognitive faculties. Furthermore, a great many white people in the USA are inherently racist (even as they deny it) and so it's simply not important to them that endless black people are abused and killed by the police. Any flimsy excuse is good enough to enable them to continue in their complacency.

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