Blame rests with protesters

November 29, 2011 

Blame rests with protesters

For the past several days, the news media has been consumed with placing blame for the pepper spray incident that recently occurred at the University of California, Davis. Who is responsible for the spraying — the university president, the chief of campus police or the policemen?

After much analysis of this conundrum, I realized that the spraying was solely the responsibility of the protesters who failed to comply with a lawful order to disperse.

CONRAD SCHACHTERLE
Turlock

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