1199 SEIU members and other activists gather in Times Square (Photo: Will Bredderman).

The Mayor and the Police

Protestors who have crossed the line in calling for the outright killing of police officers and even assaulting the police should show similar restraint. But why would they, when the mayor himself issued a mealy-mouthed, lawyerly response to an assault on two police lieutenants during a demonstration on the Brooklyn Bridge?

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