Those who saw the movie "Animal House" may recall the scene following Dean Wormer's expulsion of the Delta House Fraternity Brothers and yanking of Delta's charter. Beaten and bloodied by the Dean's goons and favored frat members, actor Tim Matheson as Eric "Otter" Stratton uttered this strident response: "This situation absolutely requires a futile stupid gesture be done on somebody's puss!"
COLUMN: Opposition to Taser use is foolish
To read the full article, please sign up or login.
Get full access to the Columbia Missourian on your computer, phone, and tablet for just $5.95 per month.
* All the high-quality, in-depth journalism of the Columbia Missourian and Vox Magazine, updated 24/7
* Your news. Your device. Your time.
If you'd like to read more about the value of being a member, read this column from the Missourian's executive editor, Tom Warhover.