Of course, this kind of thing isn't surprising when you consider that cops have essentially become armed tax collectors for the government. Do you really think they would be hassling guys like Darrow if cities didn't rely on traffic citations for a large portion of their budgets?
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Well, maybe they would. Some officers have a fragile male ego to defend.
A few months ago, a member of an online discussion forum for St. Louis cops made a threatening remark about Darrow, saying, "I hope this little POS punk bastard tries his little video stunt with me when I pull him over alone -- and I WILL pull him over -- because I will see 'his gun' and place a hunk of hot lead right where it belongs." What a way to "protect and serve."
There's a thin blue line between law and tyranny. Unfortunately, that line is getting blurrier all the time.