Rob the Bouncer's Deep Thoughts on the Queens Shooting

The rise of the citizen journalist reliably contributes some thoughtful discourse to the public sphere, and it's never more apparent than when one news story dominates everyone's consciousness — as is the case right now, vis a vis the cops who fired 50 shots at a groom on his wedding day cause they thought he'd said something about getting a gun.

The racially charged incident that's dominating the front pages of the Post (Mike Takes a Shot at Cops) the Daily News (In a Flash, A Tragic Turn) and the New York Times (Mayor Calls 50 Shots by the Police Unacceptable) gets a similar highly prioritized treatment from a noted blogger (and soon to be author) who's an expert on clubs, and the nightlife that takes place therein. To wit:

Our policy at the door is simple: If a guy says he's going to his car — or anywhere else — to get a gun, he gets the shit kicked out of him before he can even take a step in that direction. The exchange will often sound something like this... "Yo! I'm a git my gat, an..." BAM!!! This is the sort of social commentary you'll get when I have no time. Thank you.
We can only hope that Rob has more time to continue to fill in the holes in this story soon.


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