If you can imagine a crowd that doesn't need to be told black lives matter, it would be 2,500 people at The Bushnell who had paid theater ticket prices for a discussion on racism in America.
And yet, there they were, a small group of demonstrators at the start of The Connecticut Forum event Thursday evening, chanting, "Black Lives Matter! Black Lives Matter! Black Lives Matter!"
It was so perfectly timed that I thought the chanting was planted by the Forum organizers to kick things off.
The irony was clear to the protesters. One woman with a megaphone, back to the stage, shouted out: "You're probably thinking, 'Why are you disrupting us? We're the good...