How the media invented the Obama/Gates controversy Blog ››› July 24, 2009 1:42 PM EDT ››› JAMISON FOSER ? Since Wednesday... Nexis hits for "Obama and Henry Louis Gates": 363 Nexis hits for "I don't know, not having been there and not seeing all the facts, what role race played in that": 10 Short Link copy link We've changed our commenting system to Disqus. Instructions for signing up and claiming your comment history are located here. Updated rules for commenting are here. View the discussion thread.