na-au578_rangel_g_20081209202316 Disgraced Congressman Charlie Rangel, who’s so out of touch he doesn’t know that people go to jail when caught smoking weed in NYC, caused some controversy with an offhanded remark tying in the recent white cop on black cop shooting to President’ Obama’s short trip to Manhattan: “Make certain he doesn’t run around in East Harlem without identification.” |NYT|