Unfortunately, the prioritization of these profiled cases err on the side of inequality with privilege, influence and wealth in its favor.
This dilemma contributes to the weakening of our societal cohesion — social relations, task relations, perceived unity, and sentiment as Americans.
In the worldview or bigger picture it behooves me to call out the vicious cycle of skeptism in lieu of the empiricism from inconvenient truths.
Could better social engagement cure these social ills? Absolutely. Were the finite social resources misused and squandered? Absolutely. Could the flaws of prioritization with its high profile and its result act as a deterrent, a precedent, a seizing of a teachable moment? Absolutely. And were you right in your initial assessment? Absolutely.