He suggests, I guess, that rules are rules and if they have been around for a long time or some time they make sense and are reasonable. That requires a suspension of belief. Maybe I am just confused by the writing. Now people are being arrested for quietly sitting and pointing a noise free, flash free camera at their legislature doing its work. Besides those quiet people might start making noise and being as disruptive as the police arresting them (if they did not have cameras) ... maybe they should bring their guns ... no the protestors are more sensible than that. As the "press" continues to get decimated (laid off/fired) by their newspapers, etc., we need the people reporting ... no one else is doing the job.
Let there be light and sound recording just not flash! Click title to see Rickert's piece!
The link provided (at start of piece ...Put Down Your Camera) above brings a broader question to this issue ... that of self-defense w/o a weapon when faced with overwhelming authority and sanctioned forced.
After the above post I have new Twitter Follower ... lucky me!
Meaning? Capitol's new debate: #Guns vs. #Cameras - #Rickert - WIS State Journal - Upd New Follower http://wi1848forward.blogspot.com/2011/11/meaning-capitols-new-debate-guns-vs.html?spref=tw #Walker #Vos