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‘That’s racist!?’ Why our addiction to outrage sells the debate over racism short

There are moments where the right words are hard, really hard to find.

For those fond of texting and all things online, this is where the emoji, a carefully crafted meme and sarcasm often come in. And, in this topsy-turvy last three weeks of debate about race, policing and politics, The Fix has been reduced to beginning this post with a You Tube video that makes a salient and timely point.