Home | Friday 22nd October 2010 | Issue 744
The over-inflated ego of a Toronto policeman who arrested a G20 protester for blowing bubbles (how come we missed that as Crap Arrest of the Week at the time? For Being Armed with a Wand...), has finally been popped. In the video that originally carried him to fame, Const. Adam Josephs is heard telling the soap-dodger “If the bubble touches me, you’re going to be arrested for assault.” How can you top that for over-reaction?
You ask an amateur animator using Youtube to poke fun at him on t’interweb, of course. In a series of amusing shorts, a toon likeness of Const. Adam Josephs was seen arresting, amongst others, Santa Claus and Barack Obama. Not amused, the bursting-with-anger cop has now dropped a $1.2m defamation lawsuit on the budding comedy genius.
SchNEWS expects the case will eventually turn out to be a load of hot air – else we’d better start rethinking the graphics...