Reggie Hayes, a Sports Columnist of The News-Sentinel wrote: "The teen willingly broke the law. The law won. Consequences are painful. That's why they're called consequences." [LINK]
Charles Harding [bless his heart] commented (05/07/10 10:59:00 AM) - ...[Tasers supposed to be the last resort] ...That was far from a last resort. It's not the job of security to punish. It's the job of our courts. Shame on you for suggesting anything other. [ibid]
Thank you Charlie.
Reggie - you need to review your Grade 6 "Civics" lessons.
We don't expect sports columnists to be in the running for the Pulitzer Prize, but they should at least be informed and thoughtful enough to see beyond the playing field, and understand the slippery slope that is entered when attempting to justify the use of tasers because they are a painful.
See also Caution on Taser use. [LINK]
See also New York Times Couldn’t They Just Tag Him? [LINK]
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