Wednesday, July 13, 2016

The Evolving Meaning Of "Bomb Squad"

from here (source image)

There is no better example of the increasing militarization of the police than their latest tactic of using a bomb disposal robot to plant an explosive device near a suspect in order to kill him. Apparently American streets are a war zone that justify more indiscriminate uses of deadly force (bombs are unquestionably less discriminate than bullets about what and who they damage or kill).