Baton rounds

… you know, just until the government’s popular again. Then you can protest about whatever.

This was the news story last week ahead of the non-violent student protests. Strong press releases like this from the police trying to scare people away from exercising their right simply to march. And it worked, with the head of the National Association of Head Teachers asking students just to stay away, “With talk of the police using baton rounds, it just doesn’t seem a good idea for anyone, particularly the young and vulnerable, to be involved.”

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