Obama Defends Cambridge Police Criticism in Henry Louis Gates Arrest - ABC News
Something else to add to the extensive list of things about which Dear Leader knows nothing: standard police procedure."I have to say I am surprised by the controversy surrounding my statement, because I think it was a pretty straightforward commentary that you probably don't need to handcuff a guy, a middle-aged man who uses a cane, who's in his own home," Obama said.
When the police arrest someone, they put them in handcuffs. I do believe it's required in most municipalities.