I got an email from a trusted friend the other day. I am posting it here. That audio link is broken and I am trying to track down another.
Forgive me if you’re already familiar with this story, as it’s over a year old. It involves a surreptitious tape recording and transcript of police in Tennessee torturing an alledged drug dealer as they demand a signature on a search consent form.
If you have the stomach for it I recommend that you listen to the linked MP3 while reading the (PDF) transcript:
Just to give full credit, here’s the path that led me to this vignette of life in America: