What no water canon?
“A FORMER police officer now living in Italy says Italians are bewildered by TV coverage of the G20 rioting in London and its aftermath. They marvel at the level of restraint shown by the police and find it unbelievable that no tear gas, baton charges or water-cannon were used.
They wonder why we focus endlessly on the handful of officers who, under pressure, go beyond what is acceptable, but ignore the thousands of others who stand there, getting stuck in the leg with pins and nails, kicked mercilessly out of sight of the cameras.”
‘Nuff said, as they say.