No, really, that's what it says:
Yes, cop-bashers are seizing on the North Charleston, S.C., case as proof of their claims that police nationwide are out of control. In fact, it shows the opposite.Right -- if cops wre out of control, in the past year you'd have seen videos like this:
The now-viral video of Officer Michael Slager shooting down an unarmed man after a routine traffic stop is a reminder that cameras are everywhere today -- even in near-abandoned stretches of Southern towns.
That’s security cameras and, more important, cameras in countless cellphones. With easy uploading to the Internet, the imagined epidemic of criminal cops would be all over the Web, were it real.
And that's just in the past year. And those are just the ones that this white guy found in a few minutes of Googling.
Well, the Murdoch press and its audience often can't see things that are in plain sight. In the same way that, for instance, they never see Muslims who condemn terrorism, no matter how many there are, I guess they just can't see these videos. In the future there'll be more, I'm sure. But in Murdoch Land, they still won't exist.