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    There are no witnesses who state that, by their own statements, she was choked.

    Where did I say what you claim I said?

    Show me one link that has any witness say that she was choked.

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      There's only the statement of the justice involved. All the other, non-involved justices who were in the room say that no choking happened. They all say that there was no chokehold, that there was no squeezing, that there was no pressure, and that it only happened after she charged at him with her fists raised.

      I've reread the link you've posted. Though it's unclear as to whether there are two or three sources, and whether or not these anonymous sources are the actual non-involved justices, there's clearly no basis at this point for you to declare

      All the other, non-involved justices who were in the room say that no choking happened.

      Seems to me you're engaging in the same reportorial sloppiness you're accusing others of.

      To all those who whine, "But, look what happened in Wisconsin," I say, "Look what is HAPPENING in Wisconsin!"

      by WisePiper on Tue Jun 28, 2011 at 02:50:12 AM PDT

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      •  Heck, it's not my problem anymore (0+ / 0-)

        Clearly you can't read and interpret things well.

        There are no sources for this story that say that she was choked.

        And guess what? Apparently, even she has admitted that she wasn't choked.

        According to one witness, Bradley charged toward Prosser, shaking her clenched fist in his face. Another source says they were “literally nose to nose.” Prosser then put his hands up to push her away. As one source pointed out, if a man wants to push a woman who is facing him, he wouldn’t push her in the chest (unless he wants to face an entirely different criminal charge). Consequently, Prosser put his hands on Bradley’s shoulders to push her away, and in doing so, made contact with her neck.

        At that moment, another justice approached Bradley from behind and pulled her away from Prosser, saying, “Stop it, Ann, this isn’t like you.” Bradley then shouted, “I was choked!” Another justice present replied, “You were not choked.” In a statement following the incident, Bradley maintained Prosser “put his hands around my neck in anger in a chokehold.”

        On Monday night, Bradley called Capitol Police Chief Charles Tubbs to talk to him about the incident. On the morning of Wednesday, June 15, Tubbs joined the justices in a closed-door meeting, where he discussed “issues relating to workplace violence.”

        During the meeting, Chief Justice Abrahamson actually reenacted the incident on Chief Tubbs — no doubt an amusing sight, as the diminutive Abrahamson mimicked choking the tall, portly police chief. During her demonstration, Abrahamson emphasized that Prosser had exerted “pressure” on Bradley’s throat.

        “There was no pressure,” interrupted the justice who had initially broken up the incident between Bradley and Prosser. “That’s only because you broke us apart,” shot back Bradley. This exchange led several meeting attendees to believe Bradley was making up the charge, as they took her rejoinder as an admission that there was no pressure applied to her neck.

        Imagine that - I was right, you were wrong.

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