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Footage: A Cop Assaults A Teen, Then Falsifies A Report To Send Him To Jail For 4 Months

When surveillance footage proves a report filed by a police officer was falsified, a teen who spent four months in jail is understandably upset about it. What's worse, the police saw the footage a mere two days after the event and decided to do nothing to release the teen from jail. Instead of being innocent until proven guilty, it seems you're guilty even AFTER you're proven to be innocent.

Footage: A Cop Assaults A Teen, Then Falsifies A Report To Send Him To Jail For 4 Months

Like the rest of the Western hemisphere, I woke up this morning to the surprising news that gymnastic superstar Simone Biles had backed out of the Olympic team finals after an uncharacteristically bad vault performance. After some conflicting reports about a possible injury, it became clear that she was physically fine—it was her mental state that had gotten twisted.

Cue the armchair commentators complaining that she had let the team down, that she's only concerned about herself, and that she shouldn't have gone into the competition if she didn't have the mental toughness to handle it.

Hoo boy. Let's all just take a deep breath and step back for a second.

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