More cries of “police brutality”

As predictable as the sun’s rotation around the Earth, the militant student group ASSÉ, which is on “strike” this week against the unfreezing of tuition (despite the fact that most of its members are CEGEP students who don’t pay tuition), started a fight with riot police during one of their protests and is crying “police brutality”.

It’s not that I think there aren’t any rotten eggs in the police department, or that their tactics aren’t a bit heavy-handed when it comes to protesters (fully-armored riot cops don’t exactly have to fear for their lives against kids), but at some point the boy has to stop crying “wolf”. Especially when the protesters are the ones starting the fights.

3 thoughts on “More cries of “police brutality”

  1. Chris

    “despite the fact that most of its members are CEGEP students who don’t pay tuition”

    I don’t think it is fair to say that CEGEP students don’t pay tuition as many of them will soon be attending university and will have to pay the increased tuition just like all other students. They have just as much right to strike against university tuition as current university students do.

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