Monday, November 26, 2018
Our Country Today
In the interest of full disclosure, during the Vietnam protest area, I was tear gassed many times, both with CN gas and a couple of times with CS gas. CN isn't so bad; after the first couple of times it hardly slowed me down at all. CS is another thing entirely, let me assure you. It is extremely painful and almost totally debilitating while the effects last. The notion of deliberately using it on children is an abomination.
Update: And who could have predicted? A few hours later, and Republicans are already claiming that this picture is posed. Here is an "annotated" version of this photo, of an event that took place in front of a massive press presence, ludicrously claiming that it is fake news: