Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Pepper Spray for Police - an ironic image

pepperspraying Picture: Lalo Alcaraz/

from an article in the London Guardian:
The pepper-spraying cop gets Photoshop justice by Xeni Jardin
Nature abhors a vacuum, it is said; and the internet abhors unexplained dissonance. When photographs emerged of police lieutenant John Pike pepper-spraying University of California Davis students, it wasn't just the violence in those images that captured the world's attention – it was the surreal juxtaposition of that violence with Pike's oddly casual body language and facial expression..  more

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