Trinidad native Shemika Charles holds a world record. Who is Shemika Charles—you ask? Ms. Charles is a 23-year-old performer whose claim to fame is holding the Guinness World Record for the lowest Limbo back-bend, (or whatever the verbiage) of 8.5 inches low and the longest distance walked in that contorted position—just over 10 feet. Not only can she changed the oil on your pick up without a jack, but she can also sweep the dust bunnies from beneath your bed and never rustle the dust cover. With all her remarkable and literal twists and turns, she could not go low enough to undercut the despicable performance of Attorney General William Barr before the House Judiciary Committee yesterday.
Combative, partisan, and locked and loaded with his clip of Trump lies, he first denied systemic racism exists in law enforcement. Hesitantly and under pressure, he finally agreed that peaceful protesters should not be tear-gassed. With cringe-worthy, pseudo-self-confidence he quietly and reluctantly admitted that foreign governments should not be solicited for help in American elections. This was not the team of Diamond and Silk, the overly adorned Trump lackeys, but the head of what is renowned to be the most pristine law enforcement agency [DOJ] in the world.
Mr. Barr should actually give Ms. Charles a call, he could teach her a few tricks about bending over so far backward that you could kiss the tip of Donald Trump’s red tie. Nothing illustrated the term “for an audience of one” any more succinctly than when Mr. Barr was asked by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) if the DOJ would scrutinize systemic racism in law enforcement; he conceded then denied in the same paragraph that society has a systemic problem but somehow in his opinion, it has magically avoided the police:
Rep. Lee: “Does the Trump Justice Department seek to end systemic racism in law enforcement?” “I need a yes or no answer.”