" She made a false assault claim and emphasized his race repeatedly because she was counting on police to respond to a woman being assaulted by a black man."
Don't you know that a black man telling a white woman to do anything is an assault on her whiteness and her womanhood? That act of violence is never to be tolerated. The whole of western civilization depends on it.
"... his desire to be merciful to her is misguided."
Apparently he knows something you don't which is if there's anything that 2020 has reminded us of it's that the only response to white on black injustice that will be tolerated by the majority of people in this country is good old fashioned Christian forgiveness. Or silence. There does seem to be some debate on that point.