Did you know they have "law enforcement grade" pepper-spray?
That differs from the "college student who lives in a not great section of the city" pepper-spray.
There are obvious differences.
The "college student who lives in a not great section of the city" pepper-spray looks like a device used to make ones breath smell better.
The "law enforcement grade" pepper-spray has the look and feel of an industrial paint sprayer, something NASCAR might use to paint "Go Daddy" on the side of one of their muscle cars.
The law enforcement grade spray was used yesterday to cover the faces and bodies of the students at UC Davis who were non-violently protesting a raise in tuition. The campus police, who are basically one step removed from the title of night watchman, thought this was good opportunity to practice their paint spraying skills by calmly covering the students with their chemical weapon of choice.
I thought I was watching a protest in Cairo Egypt. What the hell is happening in our country?
And why are UC Davis campus police wearing riot gear and carrying chemical weapons?
Are the mechanical engineering students at Berkeley that much of a threat?
And what were the protesters doing to attract the attention of the arrogant over weight donut eating cop that calmly covered the students with pepper-spray?
They were sitting. Yep, sitting.
How dare they?
The rent a cop in question is seen calmly walking up and down the line of students who were sitting on the ground, spraying them as if he was walking down his driveway with a can of "weed-be-gone".
Imagine if one of those kids was your child.
The college President said a review of the police policies on campus is underway.
I think that is a super idea.