Who will win, the police union or Beyonce? I have to admit it’s fairly audacious of the police union to throw down the gauntlet on this one.
But ultimately this is extremely unhealthy for everyone. If there’s a rational debate to be had in this country about police shootings of black suspects, a high profile clash between police unions and one of the world’s biggest celebrities isn’t going to enhance it. This is one of those stories that says something about us we might not wish to ponder.