Terry Datiger's footage of a police officer calmly pepper spraying students during a peaceful protest on November 18 at UC Davis went viral over the weekend, and now has over a million views on YouTube. Ironically, the protest was held in solidarity with students and faculty who experienced a violent confrontation with police during an Occupy protest at UC Berkeley the previous week. For responses from James Fallows, Alexis Madrigal, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and Garance Franke-Ruta, see the links below. 

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