Spock, Evil Regimes, and Tasers

17:41 Fri 05 Jun 2009
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In a recent MetaFilter thread about some more expanded Taser us after a judge ruled it was okay to Taser an uncooperative suspect in order to get a DNA sample from them (with passing mention of some grandmother tasering thrown in), I came across a comment that I thought was fantastic:

Remember when you could tell that Spock’s political system was eeeevil because of his willingness to use the agonizer?
mwhybark, comment on ‘Niagara County Judge: tasing a suspect into compliance with DNA test = okay’, metafilter.com, 05 Jun 2009

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