Trump says 75-year-old cancer patient brutalised by police could be undercover Antifa agent

US President Donald Trump suggested overnight that Martin Gugino, the 75-year-old peace activist and prostate cancer patient who was horrifically pushed to the ground by Buffalo Police, hit his head, and bled from the ear onto the pavement, “could be an ANTIFA provocateur”.

“I watched, he fell harder than was pushed… could be a set up?”

Could be!

Few plans to dismantle systemic racism are as foolproof as training up a sleeper cell of septuagenarians with a proclivity for falling over.

Or, you know, maybe not?

Maybe the incident that went massively viral on June 5 – no small feat given the countless other similar videos flooding social media – is exactly as it appears to the naked eye? That the overwhelming number of incidents of police brutality at the protests against police brutality prove their own point.

The two officers directly involved in this incident were stood down by the Buffalo Police Department.

Seemingly determined to prove the rot is systemic and not just a few “bad apples”, 57 members of the unit resigned in solidarity, saying the disciplined officers were only “following orders”.

You know, the Nuremberg Defence. Good sign.

Below is the incident in question. FAIR WARNING: it’s extremely unpleasant.

And here’s an absolute banger of a tune.

Dave Milner

twitter: @DaveMilbo
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