Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Don't Taze Me Bro Dude Apologizes

Who's apologizing now?

The UF student, Andrew Meyer, who was tazed during a John Kerry speech recently. Here's the article:

tAndrew Meyer has addressed an apology letter o UF students, UF President Bernie Machen and Student Government for his "failure to act calmly" during a Sept. 17 forum with Sen. John Kerry.

In a letter released to the Alligator on Monday afternoon, Meyer wrote that he "stepped out of line" and felt he had tarnished UF's image. "For that again, I am truly sorry," Meyer wrote.

Meyer, a UF telecommunication senior, was tackled, Tasered and arrested by University Police Department officers during a question-and-answer session following the speech from Kerry, a Democrat who represents Massachusetts. Meyer was charged with a third-degree felony for resisting arrest with violence and a second-degree misdemeanor for disturbing the peace.