September 10, 2015

WOMAN WHO ABANDONED HER CHILDREN TO JOIN OCCUPY WALL STREET SUES NYC FOR ALLEGED POLICE BRUTALITY: “‘Somebody grabbed me by my hair and dragged me . . . behind the police officers, said Stacey Hessler, 42, in Manhattan federal court,” the New York Post reports. “But city attorneys said in their opening statements that Hessler had blocked pedestrian traffic during the November protest, then refused to move when cops politely asked her to make way. She also allegedly tried multiple times to escape when they finally moved to arrest her.”

As Leon Wolf of Red State noted last month about the “Black Lives Matter” crowd, the socialist far left have a curiously negative view of the police for an ideology that wants to grow government and regulation ever-larger. (It’s sort of the inverse of the relationship between wealthy “global warming” carbon-obsessed zealots and private planes, mansions and other high-energy luxuries.) As reported, Hessler’s situation sounds very much like the scene portrayed in the Libertarian Party’s 2012 ad:

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