Buffalo mayor calls 75-year-old shoved by police officer a 'major instigator' during protests
June 7, 2020 at 6:33 AM - Views: 76 #324005N2DocParticipant
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Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown on Friday said was told that the 75-year-old man who was pushed down by police in a viral video was a “major instigator” and an “agitator.”
“According to what was reported to me, that individual was a key and major instigator of people engaging in those activities,” Brown told WBEN in a radio interview.
In a graphic video shot by a WBFO journalist earlier this week, Gugino is seen slowly approaching the police until one officer tells him to move and pushes him.
A person can be heard yelling,“He’s bleeding out of his ear!” and calling out for medics. Gugino is then seen lying on his back with blood spilling from his ear.
The Mayor needs to resign.
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June 7, 2020 at 7:11 AM #324018Ohio BarbarianModerator
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June 7, 2020 at 7:35 AM #324023DamnYankeeInHoustonParticipant
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Another New York mayor scared of his own employees.
June 7, 2020 at 8:12 AM #324033
June 7, 2020 at 8:38 AM #324039FasttenseParticipant
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Obviously walking up to a cop, especially if you are eldely and unarmed, is a threat so bad you have to crack his skull on the pavement. Those protesters falling down backwards all to make the cops look bad.
June 7, 2020 at 10:04 AM #324052NJCherParticipant
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Comments from around the table: “this mayor is a wuss.”
“This mayor is useless.”
This mayor is African-American. Wouldn’t you think he’d have a little empathy?
Contrast him with the mayor of DC who painted those big signs on the street and who threw a bunch of those jerk anonymous “officers” out of a hotel ‘cuz she said the city needed it for Coronavirus quarantines. Now THAT’S a mayor.
June 7, 2020 at 11:29 PM #324195D503Participant
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Hope the old guy has a good lawyer. Better though, methinks, to sue those responsible individually. That way, the public doesn’t have to pay for these assholes malfeasance.
As for the rest. The U.S. needs to join the ICC and maybe things can be straightened a bit(not that I believe it). rump isn’t going to do anything but save his own ass. Somehow these thugs in Washington need to be held accountable.
Police violence is fomenting violence from the public. Until that system is gone, nothing will change.
"Violence is the last refuge of the incompetent." - Asimov; "If you push something hard enough, it will fall over." - Fud's First Law of Opposition
June 8, 2020 at 2:59 AM #324246bazukhovParticipant
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I’ve noticed the coppers are steering clear of me since I turned 76.
Cranky old guys are scary.
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