: Hub Blog may be wrong, but the police-shootings story may well be turning into one of the biggest controversies to hit the city in years. If another shooting occurs, all hell will break loose. What a tragedy. Brian McGrory
, engaging a bit too much in the old street-smart-columnist routine, sums it up pretty well: “A huge swath of this city is justifiably angry these days. The police, with eight deadly shootings over the past 22 months, seem trigger-happy. Black leaders are demanding reforms. The commissioner is trying to maintain order. The rank-and-file police are afraid for their lives.” ... Meanwhile, community leaders, who Hub Blog believes are not getting enough credit for their diplomacy and patience, are actually defending Police Commissioner Evans
, bluntly saying they don’t trust the police unions. ... Postscript bonus question: What's missing here? Answer: Mumbles.