Almost six years into the Obama presidency, a funeral is being held in Ferguson, Missouri, memorializing Michael Brown, the unarmed, young black man shot to death two weeks ago by a white policeman. The White House has sent a delegation, but the first black president is not there. Did the President miss an opportunity by not going himself?
Obama - Losing His Base or Quietly Fighting for It?
Paul Waldman - American Prospect / Washington Post / The Week - @paulwaldman1, Kai Wright - The Nation / Colorlines - @kai_wright, Joshua Dubois - former spiritual advisor to President Obama - @joshuadubois, Ron Brownstein - Atlantic / CNN - @RonBrownstein