When did the police become America’s punching bags? I mean that literally, as well as figuratively. Was there a defining moment? Or did our country gradually morph into a society where the authority of Law enforcement officers has eroded to the point where even grade school children no longer fear consequences from confrontations with the police?
Now I know that merely using the word “fear” in a conversation about law-enforcement is in and of itself politically incorrect. I mean, after all, if one was to listen to all of the political rhetoric coming from Senators, Congressman, Governors, Mayors, and all assorted others who consider themselves experts in [...]