MPS = THE NEW NYPD?
killed over a bad jacket?
So how badly did London's Metropolitan Police Service f*** up last week? As the BBC and other news orgs are reporting the guy who got chased down, knocked down and then had five shots pumped into him (while he was dog-piled on, mind you) turned out to be not remotely a bomber but a Brazilian national wearing an unseasonably heavy jacket and who had the misfortune to run when confronted with paranoid Brit cops. Who else is having very bad flashbacks to 41 shots?
Apologists are predictably going to chime, "well, if he was innocent, why did he run?" Why is this always the chorus from people who think that fear of police = admission of guilt?
Alas, there's some unfortunate dumb s*** being said on the other side. This comes from the victim's cousin: "How could they have confused and killed a light-skinned person who had no resemblance at all to an Asian?" So, just to get this right...if your cousin had looked more "Asian," then getting popped five times in the back would have been more understandable?