Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Police Thuggery, Beyond Ideology

In Egypt now we can ponder the strange spectacle of police who learned to wield truncheons and tear gas under one regime, against one enemy, now working for some of the people they used to beat up, but wielding their truncheons against new enemies with equal vigor. Brutality, it seems, is an axis of behavior that operates independent of ideology.

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