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  1. Radish

    Radish GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 years ago

    A push for some social media love by the New York Police Department backfired badly, with Twitter users taking advantage of the invitation to mock the NYPD and other departments nationwide.
    The department on Tuesday asked folks to post photos of themselves with its officers, using the hashtag #myNYPD. The response was swift and overwhelmingly negative as tweeters hijacked the hashtag to post photos they said showed police brutality or misconduct.
    “Free Massages from the #NYPD. What does YOUR Police Department offer?” tweeted @OccupyWallStNYC, which posted an image of officers holding a man, seemingly screaming, with his arms behind his back, on top of a car.
    “The #NYPD will also help you de-tangle your hair,” tweeted @MoreAndAgain, posting a photo of an officer pulling the hair of a person who appears to be under arrest.
    Similar hashtags sprang up around the country, with #MyLAPD, #MyCPD and #MyAPD among those trending Wednesday morning. In a tweet that showed a Chicago police officer who appeared ready to punch someone with a camera, @70torinoman quipped, “#myCPD extending his fist out to the community.”
    The tag #MyAPD referred to Albuquerque, New Mexico, where a Justice Department report recently blasted what it called a long history of police brutality and unnecessary deadly force.

  2. martens

    martens said, about 2 years ago

    On civil rights groups willing to play along?
    Milloy would agree with Keef on the designation of “jackass” for the NAACP guy.

  3. louieglutz

    louieglutz said, about 2 years ago

    their other donors are drying up. what’s a poor organization to do? the NAACP held its nose and took the money, and probably would have given mr. sterling more awards if TMZ hadn’t found an upset mistress.

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