Scratch-Your-Head-News Week #2

Another week, another case of newspaper articles that left me hanging my head in dismay.

The editorial headline:  Philippine Cops Cannot Shoot Straight.

  I read it right, and you are too. Majority of our “cops” cannot shoot straight even if their lives depended on it. More importantly, they would not be able to shoot straight even if our lives depended on it.

Unless they get the training that they need.

NINETY per cent of Philippine police cannot shoot straight or clean their guns properly, according to recent firearms proficiency tests, an official said.

That’s a big deal, considering that a lot of them does not even have firearms.

To give them the benefit of the doubt, some policeman “sharpshooters” (not sure if there are really more than one) mentioned that the course was really difficult, and not even they could ace it.

In another part of the world:

I still don’t get why riots would come after a sporting event…..

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