Unless you're living in a cave -- in which case, consider yourself very lucky these days -- you've probably heard about the five players from the St. Louis Rams who came out for yesterday's "game" against the hapless Oakland Raiders in the now-famous "hands up, don't shoot" gesture to support the Ferguson protesters. Apparently, the sight nearly caused poor Jeff Roorda, the formerly fired-for-lying ex-cop who became an elected official (there's a surprise) and St. Louis police union leader, to suffer a public fainting spell.
Roorda and his union -- which has already shown hostility toward free speech on the streets of Ferguson -- immediately begged the NFL to fine or otherwise punish the Rams players for their simple and powerful gesture. (The league, to its credit, immediately rejected this insane notion.) If Roorda and the St. Louis cops can't handle this episode, one can only imagine how it would have viewed THIS: