Friday, May 27, 2011

Spanish Police Brutally Attack Demonstrators

In Spain today demonstrators protested once again against 21% unemployment, 40% youth unemployment, austerity and the general economic malaise and lack of opportunity that have befallen the country that boasted a real estate bubble which could rival Las Vegas or Florida in size. Apparently, the police that were called out to disperse the protestors were so threatened by this gentleman in a wheelchair that they felt compelled to beat him with batons. He was not the only one to get to feel how an ostensibly democratic government deals with dissent:
Many more pictures here.

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