By Tony Hicks
Friday, April 9th, 2010 at 11:33 am in Uncategorized.
Sure, we’ve all wanted to fire an electrode into a teenager and shoot electricity into their bodies until their teeth chatter and their vocal chords are temporary paralyzed … haven’t we? But actually doing it is another thing.
A Colorado sheriff’s deputy has been put on administrative leave after he Tased 30 – THIRTY! – high school students who, in all fairness, were asking for it.
No, they really did ask for it.
Maybe they were exploring future careers as power poles or something. More likely, though, the officer was showing why it’s so much fun to be a cop. I can’t help but wonder what would’ve happened if one of the kiddies wanted to know what it was like to take a bullet.
The school superintendent told the media that the incident shouldn’t have happened. Way to go out on a limb, there. Who has that job – Sarah Palin (just for fun click here to watch Sarah Palin invoke the name of Ronald Reagan as someone who wouldn’t have signed any stinking nuclear reduction treaty, only to be skewered with wonderful evidence to the contrary).
Two of the students were treated for minor burns at a local hospital and released. The district attorney is pondering whether to file charges. Meanwhile, parents all over the country are wondering how they can send their teenagers to this cop for the summer …