Originally Posted by DJ's left nut
I wondered when people would get around to reading that.
Yes, there are a great deal of very concerning things said in that manifesto. The man may have been unhinged, but he's naming a LOT of names and giving a LOT of detail.
Crazy doesn't do verifiable names and details. Crazy tends to operate in nebulous truisms and 'protect people' who would have otherwise vindicated Crazy.
There's no question that the LAPD is rife with problems - is it really outside the realm that this guy is telling the truth? Or at least some very close approximation of same?
I'd be awfully leery of calling this guy a career nutcase just yet. He's very clearly lost it, but seemingly sane people have been driven to heinous shit when they feel they've been grievously wronged. This man clearly believes exactly that.
When I read that part of the manifesto about a fellow officer kicking someone this video immediately came to mind: