I simply cannot allow the opening lines of this morning's D.C. Circuit decision in Johnson v. D.C. go without comment:
Juan Johnson is a police officer whose off-duty act of kindness to a stranger in distress landed him in the middle of a drug bust in which he was repeatedly kicked in the groin by a police officer who mistook him for a criminal.
I look forward to Mike Myers's cinematic adaptation .
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