Obama: Police Acted 'Stupidly' in Gates Case

President Barack Obama says police in Cambridge, Mass., acted "stupidly" this week when they arrested Harvard University professor Henry Louis Gates, someone they knew was in his own home. In the final question of a live prime time news conference this evening that largely dealt with health care, Obama was asked about the Gates case. "My understanding is that Professor Gates then shows his I.D. to show that this is his house and, at that point, he gets arrested for disorderly conduct,...Full Story
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