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Al and Jesse, get right on it!

Los Angeles Lakers Rick Fox, center, holds his arms up in the ...

Associated Press photo

The caption for this AP photo reads: “Los Angeles Lakers [player]┬áRick Fox … holds his arms up in the air as he pretends to be arrested by ‘Star Wars’ stormtroopers at [the] Comic-Con International 2009 convention … in San Diego [yesterday]….”

Hmmm… Good fun or racial profiling?

After all, the arresting officers are white.

For laughs, Fox should have told the stormtroopers, “You don’t know who you’re messing with!” — which is what Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. reportedly told the white cop who arrested him…

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