the Daily Whale - 7 May 1992

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Police chief Gates said that he initially thought that the Los Angeles police could handle the riots on their own, so he rejected federal help. Yet at the very beginning of the violence, police teams turned away from the action because, they said, they saw themselves outmatched.

See, they’re too used to pushing people around. They’ve forgotten how to keep their lies straight.

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