Skip to comments.John Lewis on his 'wonderful' arrest
Posted on 10/09/2013 1:49:09 PM PDT by Tailgunner Joe
WASHINGTON -- Of his 45 lifetime arrests, Rep. John Lewis said Tuesday's was the most pleasant.
The Atlanta Democrat participated in a large demonstration supporting immigration reform on the National Mall, then along with seven other U.S. House Democrats and about 200 others, was arrested for blocking traffic in front of the Capitol. The civil rights movement veteran was an old pro at being arrested, so as he and his colleagues were placed in plastic handcuffs and led to a paddywagon, he was dispensing a few tips. Said Lewis:
"I encouraged them to just be patient and adhere to the philosophy and the discipline of nonviolence. They were orderly. These are the best police officers I ever dealt with. They kept asking us, Are you ok? Are you all right? Do you want some water? Do you need any help? It was just so orderly, so peaceful, better than I have ever had in any demonstration that Ive ever participated in."Many of those other demonstrations -- most famously the "Bloody Sunday" march in Selma, Ala. -- ended in violence. On this one, Lewis said many police officers sided with demonstrators' cause. As he left the House floor today, Lewis shook hands and chatted with one Capitol police officer, telling him the officers performed their jobs well.
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Why is this guy still out walking around???
Giving a good example for everyone else, pick up cones in areas Park Police are trying to keep people out, in other words, general anarchy, take their example.
Some guys just LOVE the cavity search part of the booking process.
I gives him street cred.
Illegals are worth getting the photo-op arrest, but not the Vets?? Kinda sez it all doesn’t it?
He did? How could they tell? Do they have a Star Trek Universal Translator?
The MSM has not covered this. So did it really happen?
“45 lifetime arrests”
And some thought he'd be tased, beaten, or thrown in with gang members...Or they were hoping....
Only in their dreams...
They did realize these corrupt politicians were campaigning and attempting to sacrifice themselves, becoming martyrs for the illegals...
They didn't realize the cops would treat them like kings and queens.
ER...They *didn’t* realize ....
What happened to three strikes, you’re out???
Put him under the jail!!
Sorry, Lewis, the REAL Freedom Fighters are on the other side.
What ever happened to habitual offender laws???
With 45 arrests, I bet he couldn’t get regular job, anywhere. Seems to me he’s a criminal. A real one.
Governor Bars State From Asking Job Applicants About Felony Records
Rats have an app for that.
Lewis wants illegal Mexicans given citizenship because he thinks he has some sort of mystical relationship with them, they being darker than Europeans. He also wants to assure Democrats will be in power in perpetuity.