Despite Documented Human Rights Abuses, De Blasio Refuses To Denounce NYPD’s Mott Haven Beatdown

No tiene huevos… NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea and Mayor Bill de Blasio at a press conference in February.

NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea and Mayor Bill de Blasio at a press conference in February.

Asked why he would trust the word of the NYPD — a frequent source of misinformation about protesters — over the findings over Human Rights Watch, the mayor seemed to suggest that the report was lacking the perspective of law enforcement. [ more › ]