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The Ambitious Truth Rhetorical Analysis

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The Ambitious Truth
“I can’t breathe” were the last words Eric Garner spoke. Eric Garner was killed by NYPD officers that used an illegal choke hold to be attained. At the time he was committing no crime, but had a previous record. Eric is one of many to be killed due to police brutality. Police brutality has been around for many years, but has most recently gained attention through the cases of many such as Michael Brown and Garner. Michael Brown’s situation is a little more different than Eric. Michael was stealing a pack of cigs but as he was coming out of the store police officers were already dispatched. His partner actually got away from the police officers but as for Michael he was still being chased, Michael was chased for a while so he decided to surrender but as he surrendered the officers shot him down. Witnesses said that Michael decided to
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Many citizens believe anything that they see in the media and do not like what they see because it seems to unreal to watch what officers are doing. Videos that go on the internet go viral very fast because many people dislike what they see so they feel the right thing to do is share the video with others so they can see how brutal police officers. All officers do not like to see themselves as an officer that does any kind of brutality, especially on the media knowing many people will hate that specific person because of that one video. The videos that go viral are for citizens to view what is happening around them and to see any cruelty that officers can do. During the first week of September, police killed more civilians than the total number of police officers killed so far this year. By the end of the month, 99 people were killed, according to the Killed By Police database. At least 77 wrongfully shot by the police officers. A big variety of people were murdered by the end of the month, all done by police officers.
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