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Police in Gwent, Wales, have warned people they could be prosecuted for mocking the receding hairline of a convicted drug dealer. Police posted a mugshot of Jermaine Taylor, 21, on Facebook, seeking the public's help in finding him after the violated the terms of his release. "Please remember that harassing, threatening, and abusing people on social media can be against the law," cops warned Facebook commenters on the post. "Our advice is to be as careful on social media as you would in any other form of communication."

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  1. Some people have no sense of humor.

    1. And, by the way, what’s up with that dumb asses hair ?

  2. How do you say “He has Bozo the Clown hair!”
    in Welsh Gaelic?

    1. Mae ganddo Bozo ‘ r gwallt clown!

    2. was on the Bozo the Clown show when i was 5

  3. Our advice is to be as careful on social media as you would in any other form of communication.
    Dos i chwarae efo dy nain, masnachwr caethweision.

    1. Google translate says Welch detected!

      “Go play with your grandmother, a slave trader.”

      1. I’m not Matt.

  4. They could always stop posting mugshots.

    1. Whoa now…. let’s not go crazy!

  5. The International Silver String Submarine Band!

  6. Garbage Island strikes again!

  7. Great Britain; knife bans, no pointy ends, never mind access to any type of firearm, speech control, don’t hit back, don’t say anything that might hurt anyone’s feelings….sounds like the live in a preschool or an open air asylum.

    1. What happened to the nation that responded heroically to calls for the evacuation of its troops at Dunkirk?

      1. England is part of the Thousand Year Reich anyway.

      2. They were regulated out of existence. Do you realize how complex the permitting process for a Dunkirk-style evacuation would be nowadays?

        1. The French were really upset that Churchill ordered the evacuation of British troops at Dunkirk (French soldiers were evacuated too).

          The EU is upset that British people want the Brexit.

  8. Might not make it for the morning links, so here’s a prequel:

    Activist protesting ICE threaten families of contractor.

    “We know where all your children live throughout the country … John Bulfin you have kids in [bleeped out], you have kids in [bleeped out],” the protester shouted. “We know everything about you and you won’t just be seeing us here.”
    “We know where you sleep at night,” another protester shouted. “We know what kind of dog food you buy your dogs.”
    “We’re not actually joking,” the protester said before shouting the location of where Bulfin lives. “John Bulfin you go to [bleeped out], you go to church on [bleeped out], you live on [bleeped out the] road. We are not joking.”

    This, one day before someone shot up ICE offices in Texas.

    I wonder if this will be treated as seriously as a random anonymous person on the internet opining about judges and woodchippers?

    ‘Cause I know which one I’d take more seriously.

    (in fact, I’m pretty sure that if you shout something like that at a bunch of the folks around here you stand a good chance of getting shot on the spot.)

    1. Not to worry, Cyto. The folks on CNN assure me that it’s just a peaceful form of protest.

    2. You’re not wrong. You start spouting that level of bull, you better be ready for the consequences.

  9. Police in Gwent, Wales, have warned people they could be prosecuted for mocking the receding hairline of a convicted drug dealer.

    One trusts, however, that it’s acceptable to mock the Gwent police for so warning people.

    1. This is serious stuff in the UK. They even have a Ministry of Funny Walks.

      1. Do not be Silly.

  10. “Our advice is to be as careful on social media as you would in any other form of communication.”

    Is it illegal, in Wales, to call someone a bald fuck?

  11. Fuck the UK police.

    1. Coming straight from the Underground?

  12. even when the Welsh don’t know it they’re working for the clampdown.

  13. What’s wrong with raising rabbits?

  14. “Police in Gwent, Wales, have warned people they could be prosecuted for mocking the receding hairline of a convicted drug dealer.”

    Where’s Dirty Hairy when you need him?

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