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Posts Tagged ‘UC Davis’

Pepper-Spraying Cop Lands on a Christmas Sweater

Social injustice has never been quite so festive.

Lt. John Pike, the UC Davis cop whose ridiculously excessive use of pepper spray on seated, peaceful protesters made him an internet meme superstar, has now been immortalized on a Christmas sweater. Handmade by the wearer, Abbie Heppe, the sweater features Pike pepper-spraying an adorable baby Jesus.

Photo via Reddit.

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FOX News Anchor Calls Pepper Spray Food, Becomes Popular Punchline

Last night while discussing the UC Davis protests, FOX news anchor Megyn Kelly told Bill O’Reilly that pepper spray is “a food product, essentially.” And by the early morning she’d become a trending topic on Twitter and a fun new meme. Gawker commenters are having a field day. A few of our favorites:

More fun “Megyn Essentials” are sure to come throughout the day. The Internet is just getting warmed up.