I'm surprised that we've gone this long without a thread on the topic. I don't know if maybe some of you have been like me, hesitant to be the one to set the conversation off. Not an ounce of humanity was shown by ex-officer Chauvin. If not a sociopath, then... what? What kind of soulless creature could ever treat a human being like that? As an avid watcher of real police video, I've seen my share of disturbing events. Most of the time the police act valiantly and admirably. Sometimes they don't. But I have absolutely never seen a video as heartbreaking as this. Here's an excellent compilation and breakdown of the various angles of video shot of the event. It's sickening to watch, but it's a stark reminder that life is precious. George Floyd was not a model citizen, but by all accounts, he was a fundamentally decent person. He didn't deserve to die.