Dystopia to reality, via NYPD

You could argue we’ve been living in Huxley’s Brave New World and are transitioning to Gary Shteyngart’s Super Sad True Love Story, in which cops are everywhere and armed to the teeth. More here.

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  1. Actually, I keep flashing on “Judge Dredd” — not the craptacular 90s movie with Sylvester “can’t pronounce the catchphrase” Stallone, but the comic book. If you’ve never read it, Mega City One has a population of 800 million people with an 87% unemployment rate and a police force that is judge, jury, and executioner. Riot control figures large in the story, including giant padded bulldozers called “Movement Assisting Vehicles.”

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