The Gagging of a Show Off
By Harry M. Covert
I noted a few weeks ago that the SWAT-ting of a political gadfly, that is Roger Stone, was an embarrassment to cops of all designations. I’ve changed my mind.
It may have been overkill for the swashbuckling raid in his Florida residence. But, I’ve been in on such maneuvers. They were fun.
Once a miscreant climbed to the attic trying to hide from the law. His giveaway were foot marks on a freshly painted side wall.
The fellow refused to respond to calls to surrender. One of vigilantes, really a sheriff’s deputy, saw his cell phone lying on the living room coffee table.… Read More