de Blasio Covers The Bases

Mayor de Blasio: “I want to use a phrase that we did not hear as much in all the discourse, but we should say it because it’s evident tonight: all lives matter. All lives matter. And because we are grappling with the challenging past, it’s also important to say again a phrase that should be self-evident, it should not need to be said. But until we make more progress, we will say it again: black lives matter. Also, we should say, blue lives matter. What else? Red, orange and yellow lives matter. Green lives. Blue — well, I’ve done that one already. What are the others? Oh, right, indigo, indigo lives matter for sure. And of course violet lives. Violet lives matter. They all matter.”