The evolution of riot gear. (NYT)
The militarization of police in America, ladies and gentlemen. What could possibly go wrong?
As long as Obama remains silent — and implicitly complacent — about the police brutality we keep seeing against peaceful, non-violent Americans who are expressing their constitutionally-protected rights to protest, I think we’re going to see this quote with a lot of pretty horrifying images.
Couldn’t agree more…
Important Petition Alert
From Nick Douglas: Yesterday, Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly told Bill O’Reilly that police pepper spray, like the spray used on the UC Davis student protestors, is “a food product, essentially”.
So I’m petitioning Ms. Kelly to eat or drink a full dose of pepper spray and broadcast it on Fox News.