Orange County Register Columnist David Whiting Loves the Pepper Balls of Anaheim Police
Not surprisingly the Orange County Register's resident bootlicker David Whiting (who supported Fullerton police over Kelly Thomas) weighed in this morning on Tuesday's melee in Anaheim. In his typically condescending tones, the star columnist of the Reg did his best to appear completely impartial about the event, which stemmed from last weekend's shooting of an unarmed resident, seemingly viewing the conflict from both sides. Fine for Whiting core geriatric readership, who read the Reg while taking their morning Metamusil, but a little scrutiny reveals an article heavy on platitudes about rebuilding bridges while dodging questions about the event's root causes--and trashing the residents affected by Anaheim police and laughing at those who are angry about it.
The article, entitled "Protests Offer Chance to Build Bridges" finds Whiting--a longtime editor who for years has contributed nature articles to the Reg--emerging from the wilds of the Reg's office to stand at the front lines with protesters near City Hall Tuesday night (before the actual riot started.) Describing the group, which swelled to more than a thousand people, as a mix of looky-loos, Occupy supporters and members of Kelly's Army, Whiting was careful to mention he was using the word "demonstrators" loosely.
Complete and utter worship of the police, per his bootlicking ways.
Oh, and calling Guy Fawkes an anarchist? He was a Catholic, pendejo.