Tasing A 72-Year-Old Woman

Yes, she was speeding and yes, she should have signed the ticket. But still: it's hard to watch a cop shove and tase an elderly woman. But she wasn't totally subservient; and so she got the treatment. More details at Pam's House Blend:

Remember: you're in America. As the Boston cop put it, the woman made a fatal error:

assuming she has rights when considered a suspect.

If they'll tase an old white woman to the ground, and arrest and tase a mentally disabled deaf man, or cuff someone for simply speaking his mind, be aware. We're all criminals now.

2006-2011 archives for The Daily Dish, featuring Andrew Sullivan

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