gargantua wrote:Yup. Keep playing the cowbell. Be polite, and do not make physical contact with a police officer. Continuing with cow bell when told to stop is at worst disorderly conduct which may be contestable. Making physical contact with a police officer is never a good idea. It is so obvious that I cringe at the idea that I or anyone would need to spell that out.
Hey! Stupid! Don't touch a cop! And please, for the sake of humanity, do not reproduce.
According to the article, it was the cop who made contact:
...the officer tried to take the cowbell...
It's not clear why
the officer was trying to take the cowbell. Perhaps it was seen as a clear and present danger??