National Park Police Tase Occupy DC Protester For No Apparent Reason – UPDATED

Watch it for yourself… warning; it’s violent:

According to an email from BoldProgressives, this happened a day before the announced eviction of Occupy DC today.

Anything I could offer by way of commentary would be only a string of words with which all of you are familiar whether you use them or not. So I will let go of one more myth from my childhood, and say this: you can no longer assume a policeman is your friend, or that you have a First Amendment right peaceably to assemble and to petition the government for a redress of grievances. That was from another era.

UPDATE: What a surprise! Rep. Darrell Issa (R-The Pits) is involved in this. In the tiny snippet of live stream I saw before it locked up, there was discussion that someone… I didn’t catch the name… was being issued a “stay-away order” by the courts. I know Issa has connections, but jeebus…

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