Re: AP Demonizes Tasered Student As ‘Prankster’ to Justify Police Force


As the student who was tasered and arrested for asking John Kerry ‘too many questions,’ gained national media exposure, the AP demonized him as “a known prankster” and the author of a “disorganized diatribe”– though the basis for the labels bears no relation to the incident. Somehow, Meyer’s personality justifies excessive force by police?

College student with the power to talk as if he’s inciting riots!

President Bush is a known alcoholic, but apparently nobody’s around to demonize him when he is confronted with hard questions. Regardless of the intent of the student, this situation was pretty horrifying.  I’m finishing up my response to it now and will have it available shortly.

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