So it IS America.

Way back in March I posted here about Anthony Riley, now infamous for committing the horrendous atrocity of singing in Rittenhouse Square. Oh no! Not singing! One of the more disturbing bits was ______bag officer Wilkinson telling Riley “…this is Afghanistan.” The police department later backed him up saying this was “acting properly.”

Well, the judge didn’t seem to think so. Riley was acquitted on all charges and in a move so beautifully snarky, judge Karen Simmons said “This is America, not Afghanistan.”

3 Comments so far

  1. Richard Ault (unregistered) on July 5th, 2007 @ 1:38 pm

    Singing in public… One.
    Mindless Cop… Nil.


  2. Meghan Walter (unregistered) on July 6th, 2007 @ 8:50 am

    I can think of plenty of other areas that law enforcement in the city should be concentrating on then someone expressing themselves via song – like the great people of this city that express themselves via bullets.


  3. anthony reily (unregistered) on July 21st, 2007 @ 11:07 pm

    I APPRECIATE EVERYONES SUPPORT. I LOVE PHILADELPHIA, AND WILL CONTINUE TO SING MY HEART OUT, WATCH FOR ME IN AUGUST AT THE TRY OUTS FOR AMERICAN IDOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



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