Monday, November 21, 2011

Jes' watering the flowers!

The strutting policeman walking down the line of students with a canister of pepper spray reminded me of Percy Grainger's "In a Country Garden." A more casual application of cruelty and police misconduct would be hard to imagine.

The iconic John Pike has spawned an internet meme: Casually Pepper Spray Everything.

Update: Here is a post by John Quiggan (Australian economist who writes at Crooked Timber) about the background of U.C. - Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi.

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