27 September, 2007

It's later than you think

Student harangues politician; student is then dragged from the meeting by policemen, subjected to electrical shocks, and charged with trying to incite a riot.

This was in the United States of America. The incident is reminiscent of the bundling out of a Labour Party conference in 2005 of a delegate who heckled the then foreign secretary (and his subsequent detention under anti-terrorism legislation when he tried to re-enter the hall).


Andrew Farrell said...

The tone on the Guardian article is weird like "It'd be a shame if he was funny, but he was just a d1ck"

ian said...

They had another article that was more sympathetic, though that one had more news content.

If being a dick was enough to get you tasered then we'd all be in trouble.