Obama weighs in: Chauvin verdict ‘necessary,’ ‘not sufficient’ on the ‘road to progress’

Obama weighs in: Chauvin verdict ‘necessary,’ ‘not sufficient’ on the ‘road to progress’

[Ed. – Translation: money and power need to keep flowing to Obama and the organizations associated with him.]

“Today, a jury did the right thing,” Obama wrote.

“For almost a year, George Floyd’s death under the knee of a police officer has reverberated around the world — inspiring murals and marches, sparking conversations in living rooms and new legislation. But a more basic question has always remained: would justice be done?” the statement said. “In this case, at least, we have our answer. But if we’re being honest with ourselves, we know that true justice is about much more than a single verdict in a single trial.”

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“While today’s verdict may have been a necessary step on the road to progress, it was far from a sufficient one. We cannot rest. …”

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