UK police make 55 arrests around royal wedding

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patrickdrake wrote:

“They are just not playing by the legal rules. The policing is more to do with protecting the pageantry of this occasion … and that is not their role,” said Mike Schwarz, a criminal lawyer at law firm Bindmans.”

Get over it Mike – if idiots like this want to mindlessly ruin a patriotic national celebration then they deserve to be locked up with all the other idiots who smash bus stops for sport and generally cause motiveless havoc. People who perpetuate pathetic political correctness only succeed in making our system softer on people who clearly need discipline.

Apr 29, 2011 3:19pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
quatra wrote:

I’m sick of people’s fetish, fawning, adoring, even worshipping behaviour towards other worldly people. They pee, poop, screw (up) just like the rest of us. You guessed it, I haven’t seen one single image of the wedding.

Apr 29, 2011 3:29pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
artisan555 wrote:

I have no problem with some freaks being arrested for trying to screw up someones wedding. At least the Royal who is getting married is humble and helps needy people. Kate seems like a nice girl, so leave them alone….

Apr 29, 2011 6:00pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
TonyNew wrote:

Learn your democracy, before you go being sick of things or labeling people as freaks or idiots. Democracy is not about sentiment. An impartial, yes professional view of the situation suggesting many things not in keeping in a contemporary democracy that British people are subjected to and that means Briton has much work to do as do many other nations claiming themselves as democracy. We all know it to be the case, so get hopeful and let’s get on with it.

Apr 29, 2011 10:48pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
SeniorMoment wrote:

Given the U.K.’s reputation for soccer fans who are hooligans, it was very remarkeable that only 55 people had to be arrested.

Apr 30, 2011 9:03am EDT  --  Report as abuse
TampaNews wrote:

Random arrests coupled with tens of thousands of surveillance cameras tracking every move make for a fairy tale police state.

Apr 30, 2011 9:53am EDT  --  Report as abuse
cam2345 wrote:

patrickdrake, this doesnt even relate to political correctness. The only vaguely PC behaviour i see is from the police themselves, who are telling people what they cannot do and say. Plus, if anything is ruining this occasion its the heavy handed police-state like actions. Watching the celebrations, as grand and joyous as they are, while knowing that this is happening in the background tarnishes everything in some way.

Apr 30, 2011 10:22am EDT  --  Report as abuse
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