A second video of ex-NYPD officer Patrick Pogan assaulting an innocent bicyclist Christopher Long makes Pogan's guilt clearer than ever. Which is good, because Christopher Long is perhaps not the *ideal* witness for this sort of trial.
"By exhorting them to assault me, I wanted the situation to go all the way. I was just really, really hyped up and very excited and it seemed like the next thing that was going to happen was that I was going to get punched out. And I didn't want to wait for that to happen." [Long] said...
"Right now, how often do you get stoned?" [Pogan's attorney] grilled the sometimes snarky cyclist, who cheerfully told of his "Nick-bag-a-day" marijuana habit. "That would be a five dollar bag — that's why they call it a nick bag," he explained
Ehhh. Let's roll that tape, again and again! [NYP]