University police tore down tents at UC Davis yesterday afternoon, arresting 8 students in the process, Xeni Jardin of Boing Boing reports.
At one point, to clear a path to reach students that they had already arrested, they pepper-sprayed a line of seated, quiet protesters.
This video, which shows the pepper-spraying, is going viral. This comment, from venture capitalist Chris Sacca, sums up what lots of people who watch it are thinking:
Seriously. Right now. Stop what you are doing, watch this video, and reflect on what it means to be American:
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