Automobiles, Motorcycles and Libertarian Politics
It is startling how few “law enforcers” even know “the law” they are given authority over us to enforce.
In this video, a man legally filming on a public sidewalk – something the Supreme Court has affirmed is absolutely permissible and protected under the First Amendment – is accosted by a clearly low-wattage, buzzcut martinet who threatens him and demands ID. The man calmly and politely points out that he is filming legally and asks the martinet what crime he suspects him of committing.
The low-watt “hero” can’t process this and instead begins to fulminate about the man filming “his” facility, as if the public building were his personal property. And ignores the man’s point/question regarding which law has been violated.
Luckily for the man filming, the hut-hut-hutting low-rent Full Metal Jacket drill sergeant wannabee is schooled by his sergeant, a “hero” who at least knows the law: