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originally posted by: hammanderr
He pulls up, 3 or so people jump on his hood or otherwise surround his car, he hits the gas. Maybe he shouldn't have pulled up, then again we're not all unemployed like these protestors. Someone's gotta pay the bills, he's probably comin or going to work. They were blocking the road, if the cops won't clear the road then the hard working citizens will have to.
This driver was obviously just trying to get through the crowd, he only accelerated when his car was attacked. Another case of self defense, when will people learn that if you attack someone they can defend themselves?
originally posted by: boncho
originally posted by: TerryMcGuire
Back again. An automoble should not be driven towards a group, gathering, mob, parade, assembly of people in ANY event. The correct course of action by a conscientious driver would be to stay well clear in all cases. An automobile is a lethal weapon in my book and should in all cases be considered this way and used accordingly.
So if its a lethal weapon, you can say that those protesters chose to stand in front of a lethal weapon then. No?
originally posted by: WhiteAlice
a reply to: olaru12
Oy the level of pathological hatred here in this thread is just wowzers, isn't it? Cheer up though. I think that it was a pretty rotten thing to do as the person in question clearly passed a car to keep moving on through regardless of people in the road. At best, they could've not stopped in time due to the road conditions and then it got out of hand in their response. I don't think they should go without charge either.
There was a second one apparently as well, same city again--Minneapolis. Apparently people enjoying hitting people with cars in that city.