I am aware my views on the Civil Authorities are fundamentally far from centrist. Because of my years as an old-fashioned City Beat reporter, and several long-standing personal relationships with officers – many of them LAPD and Cincinnati cops – I am somewhat less objective on the subject of police action. And the human costs of inaction.
That said, it is now time to highlight a remarkable find, in General Questions no less, of a person who thinks the police are actually too soft on offenders. A person who would advocate a humiliating – and based on the specs, excruciating – handcuffing of a hypothetical, naked, one-armed suspect.
A DUI? Cuff the bastard! Pot possession? I’ll cuff you and your bong, fuckin’ hop-head! Indecent exposure? Cuff his balls off! Cuff him with a vengeance!
To what, pray tell, might our one-armed naked perp be cuffed, you ask? Why, to his genitals! But don’t take my word for it, please see for yourself:
From General Questions[
My inevitable, and incredulous query, plus his reply:
Nasty naked one-armed suspect. Won’t try that again, I’m certain of it! Cheers to you, 2trew. If only we could spread your Gospel of Acceptable Mistreatment, there might be fewer “frivolous police brutality” lawsuits. Heck, Pit Threads on 400-pound men might simply be needless fluff!
In light of this remarkable achievement, my nominee for the First Annual Idi Awards is our own 2trew!
Uh, hmm. <nervous laugh> That was an applause point.
Ah…uh, well, I’ll be back with more, after some words from The Academy.