But he got to the heart of it with that line, though.
“We have to look like we care.”
Not, “We have to care,” or “We have to do something!” or “We need to fix this.”
Nope. Just admitting that they’re fully aware that they have to fake it, because they realize if they don’t, they will have a problem on their hands.
That’s why Chief Lee stepped down “temporarily”. That’s why Zimmerman moved out of his house with no fear of reprisal.
Because folks are out there pretending to care.
Some of them care. I feel like I have to look like I care about that right now, because if I don’t, some folks will be all up in my inbox complaining about how I make them feel. And if this makes you mad, I’m probably talking to you.