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If law enforcement has only a few bad apples that need to be rooted out, I want to see the good ones.Derek Chauvin’s Guilty and So Is the Whole Damn System|Goldie Taylor|April 20, 2021|The Daily Beast
Like there’s no way to look at this and not say that there isn’t kind of a systemic set of issues, including what feels like not one or two bad apples but a lot of bad apples.
I used to always say the few bad apples, and I just had a conversation about 30 minutes ago with some of my chiefs about, some of the guys are mad because you’re saying we don’t just have a few bad apples, that we have bushels of apples.
However, I do not believe that there are enough bad apples to say that there is a problem in policing.
I know far too many officers, and I also know from officers that the worst thing that can happen in the police force is a bad apple.
Leapolitan responded by saying, “hopefully youll [sic] bite into a poison apple.”
We need to recover and grow the idea that the proper answer to bad speech is more and better speech.
I gotta say—I think this past year was pretty bad for music.Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Ass-kicking, bad guy-killing Carter is just a future spinster.
They all immediately dashed out to their car to catch the bad guys.
The "bad form" of telling a lie to the head-master is a later illustration of the same thing.Children's Ways|James Sully
The men arrived in very bad condition, and many of them blinded with the salt water which had dashed into their eyes.
Their sin began on Holy Thursday, with so little secrecy and so bad an example, that the affair was beginning to leak out.
Conditions in the new country had gone from bad to worse, and if the season should experience another drought, the worst was come.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
If any one has lost his temper, as well as his money, he takes good care not to show it; to do so here would be indeed bad form.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills