Tag: Public Image

Ralph’s and Ryan’s tricky breakup: The reality of dropping a disgraced partner

There has been no shortage of coverage of Ryan Lochte and his antics in Rio. The decorated swimmer’s inebriated and irresponsible behavior cost Brazil valuable law enforcement resources and embarrassed the United States. Though Lochte apologized in an interview with NBC’s Matt Lauer, as well as in a statement posted to Twitter, the damage was… Read More

Petition calling for DEA chief termination continues to grow

DEA takes down marijuana plants

DEA Chief Chuck Rosenberg caused public outrage in early November after he told reporters that he considered medical marijuana to be “a joke.” As a result of his statement, thousands of people have called for his resignation.   “What really bothers me is the notion that marijuana is also medicinal because it’s not,” said Rosenberg. “We… Read More

When Will Enough Be Enough?: Latest Case of Police Brutality Further Spotlights Issue

Lately, the frequency of police brutality cases in the news have become less of a shock and more of a regular occurrence to many. The latest example of police brutality quickly made headlines after an NYPD plainclothes officer was caught on tape punching a young man several times while the teen was restrained by several… Read More