(2) If Diallo had bothered to learn a few rudimentary phrases of English during his illegal stay in the US he would be in one piece today.
(3) If Dorismond had not committed assault against an undercover police officer, he would be in one piece today.
Which falsified Sharpton media event are you going to trundle out next? Eleanor Bumpurs?
The Dorismond case was particularly instructive in the way it highlighted the potential idiocy of an undercover operation . . .
There is no way to justify a police shooting of a person who assaulted an undercover officer who tried to sell drugs to him. Remember -- the follow-up investigation of that incident revealed that Dorismond probably had no idea the guy was an undercover cop.