It’s hard to think of a better way to commemorate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. than by inaugurating a black president for the second time — a testament to the racial progress that King’s sacrifice made possible. Making the connection even more explicit, Obama swore his oath of office on MLK’s own Bible.
That’s one view. Another view is that, because of Obama’s use of drones or his alleged racism or divisiveness or whatever, King is probably not pleased at all about his day of recognition coinciding with the second inauguration of America’s first black president.
Specifically, King is in his grave, rolling around.