Brickbat: All in a Day's Work

Ukrainian police reportedly boarded a bus full of protestors and beat the hell out of them. It turns out that it was a group of pro-government protestors. When the cops figured out their error, they sent the group on its way.

Editor's Note: We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them. Comments do not represent the views of Reason.com or Reason Foundation. We reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason at any time. Report abuses.

  • ||

    But are they still pro-government? Inquiring minds need to know!

  • Wasteland Wanderer||

    Depends...How dumb are they?

  • Snark Plissken||

    Because this isn't about being pro- or anti-government so much as being Russian nationalist or Ukrainian nationalist.

  • WTF||

    If they are the Ukrainian equivalent of progressives, then yes, they are still pro-government.

  • Doctor Whom||

    If they are the Ukrainian equivalent of pro-choice progressives, they are now anti-government on that one specific issue and pro-government on everything else.

  • Snark Plissken||

    Ukrainians are incredibly tough, like a bunch of Mongos, beating them up just makes them mad.

  • Wasteland Wanderer||

    Mongo only pawn in game of life.

  • Atanarjuat||

    I found Bulgarian circus performers to be, perhaps not surprisingly, fairly unconcerned with risks to their life and limb. When I made a mistake moving some trusses around that pinned one man's leg between two steel trusses (no damage fortunately), it was merely a source of amusement for him and those who saw it, despite the real possibility of a career-ending injury for an acrobat.

    At least I think they were Bulgarian. When asked where they were from they said what sounded like "boogery".

    /trip down memory lane

  • pan fried wylie||

    Ahhh, good ole Nodnol.

  • Pavlov's Cat||

    At least I think they were Bulgarian. When asked where they were from they said what sounded like "boogery".

    Part of the is that people tend to chew and swallow their words. (Try listening to Cubans speaking Spanish. God forbid they let a whole word escape.) Part of it is having both vowels and consonants that are shifted from what we're accustomed to hear. I had a terrible time learning to hear a particular Russian vowel. It sounded just like an "i" to me for weeks.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Instead of stop resisting, the Russky po-po shouted, "Why do you make me hurt you?!?" Then afterwards the protestors were instructed to tell anyone who asks that they just clumsily walked into a door.

  • Herpes Trismegistus||

    "You know, you wouldn't have that black eye if you would only learn to listen."

  • UnCivilServant||

    "That's what you get for supporting us."

  • Ted S.||

    Procedures were followed; nothing else happened.

  • UnCivilServant||

    The perpetrators have agreed to pay their bribes promptly in the future, and were released to gather what they owe.

  • RishJoMo||

    Sounds like a pretty serious plan dude.

    www.Anon-Works.tk

  • Spartacus||

    Hey, they got to kick some ass, so it was a good day. Doesn't really matter whose ass.

  • Scruffy Nerfherder||

    I find this funny.

  • Cdr Lytton||

    A blue on blue leaves everyone blue.

  • Herpes Trismegistus||

    Hoisted by their own retards.

  • CthulhuForPresident||

    You earned an Orson for that:

    http://img.pandawhale.com/2864.....l-xIlv.gif

  • GILMORE||

    "Tonio|2.4.14 @ 2:20PM|#

    "Gilmore, real people are being beaten up... for being who they are. Some of us take that seriously"

GET REASON MAGAZINE

Get Reason's print or digital edition before it’s posted online

  • Video Game Nation: How gaming is making America freer – and more fun.
  • Matt Welch: How the left turned against free speech.
  • Nothing Left to Cut? Congress can’t live within their means.
  • And much more.

SUBSCRIBE

advertisement