Isn’t it weird how difficult it seems to be to “aim squarely at the objective?” All the articles about illegal this and unconstitutional that, but we can’t figure out how to do anything about it. Today the British newspaper the Independent said even the UN is concerned about the crackdown on protest being mounted by several states — a violation of international freedom of expression laws. But we’re stymied. Shell shocked. We just never anticipated this reckless disregard.

Award-winning former features reporter for the Chicago Sun Times and Arizona Daily Star, HuffPo contributor and author.

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