Tazer. Tazer. Tazer.
crazy stuff. One night during a very emotional debate over marijuana a
religious female Detroit legislator used an ashtray to bop a pot
smoking colleague from Ann Arbor on the head.
Years later in the state senate, a little shrimp of a senator
tangled with a guy twice his size right in the middle of the center
aisle. Championship wrestling it was not, but it was darn close and
darn entertaining even if it broke the decorum of the House of Lords.
Enter Rep. Rick Jones who has joined that House of Lords and he's
back on his mission to give average citizens one more tool to fend off
would be crooks.
The former sheriff failed last year to legalize tazers for bounty
hunters, reserve police officers and those who own a concealed weapons
But before he whiffed on it, he allowed himself to be tazered before
a house committee.
It was vintage Jones who lusts for headlines, but then who in this
town does not?
He stood up, was held by two deputies and the guy in front of him
shouted out, "Taser" as the lawmaker melted to the ground, like the
wicked watch in the Wizard of Oz, to the amazement of everyone in the
room including a hoard of TV cameras which recorded the bizarre event
Jones recently reintroduced the bill to legalize "devices that use
electro-muscular disruption (EMD) technology."
But alas, he declined the offer to be tazered again.
After all two teenagers were killed last year when the cops used the
device on them.