Posts tagged "uc davis"

The Best Of The Pepper-Spraying Cop Meme

There is absolutely nothing funny about the incident at UC Davis late last week, in which police officers — specifically Officer John Pike — pepper-sprayed peaceful protesters at close range. But there is something quite funny about the internet meme which features Pike pepper-spraying people in famous paintings and photographs. Especially since they are about…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 21, 2011

Police Officer Pepper Sprays Peaceful UC Davis Student Protesters

Late last night, I got an email from a Frisky reader studying at the University of California at Davis. She was writing to bring to my attention an incident that had occurred on campus in which police officers pepper sprayed, at close range, students involved in demonstration in support of Occupy Wall Street. Having followed…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 21, 2011