posted on Oct, 17 2011 @ 05:20 AM
reply to post by Dr Cosma
Quite appart from not having the nuts (which is beside the point) the cops knew that not only were they going to get housed if they even farted in
his general direction, but they also knew there was no way in hell they would be able to defend attacking the gentleman in question, bearing in mind
the fellows military service and demonstrable good character and patriotism.
It would have been a public relations nightmare for the city , the NYPD as an organisation, and from the political angle would have been enough of an
outrage to see the OTS movement , and its vetran spokesman of the moment, elevated to the status reserved for those who tango'd with the tanks at
You saw the way the gentleman grasped his uniform, brandishing his service to his nation at the cops like a sheild, or a sword. He knew, just as they
did, that if they caused a ruck with him it would utterly dsestroy the validity of the department as a whole, something that MORE than enough work has
been done on already this month.
That Marine would have had more chance of getting into a fight at a reunion of geriatric flower arranging specialists, than have one of those cops
touch him. He knew it , they knew it, and good for him I say.
edit on 17-10-2011 by TrueBrit because: Missed something in initial grammar
check. Sorry !