Political opinion from a peace-nik, left-wing independent Democrat
Thanks for putting me on to digby. great blog. And as you say, he said it all.
"she" said it all.
great commentary on that whole Gates thing. I couldn't agree more! I remember being pulled over by a Bettendorf cop for speeding, something like 42 in a 35 mph zone. I drove to the nearest side street and parked. I was trying to avoid a high-traffic area, mostly to not cause an accident! My car was new at the time. Anyway, he yelled at me asking me why didn't i pull over immediately. I told him why and i muttered ya jerk at the end. He was walking away and came back at me and screamed "What did you say?" I said, "i called you a jerk cuz you're yelling at me." and i said, "who do you thinking you're talking to anyway?" He was this muscled, middle-aged cop screaming at me, a harmless older woman on her way to work. I mean, how abusive can these guys get? I know I should show respect for cops, but i won't do it if they show none for me.
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