Slog PM today is brought to you by Vancouver Island Brewing Twisted Stalk Blackberry Helles
Hey, saying the N-word is wrong. NATE GOWDY/ Getty Images
: I’ll be honest, this tasted like a Coors Light mixed with a blackberry Izze, you know, that fizzy sort of soda drink they used to have at Starbucks?
Alternatively, it tasted like a watered-down Capri-Sun with dry hops. I’m on Vancouver Island currently. It was my third beer of the night. The first two were much better but I forgot to take a picture. As one of my favorite authors says, so it goes.
Uh-oh, a Seattle cop is racist: A long-time veteran of The Force (otherwise known as the “Seattle Police Department) used racial slurs, including the N-word. Apparently he left last year after the department opened an internal investigation about the whole racial slurs thing. He quit instead of, inevitably, being fired. SPD hasn’t released the whole case file.
Oh my god, there’s another cop lip sync video: I cannot believe we still have to endure this. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Department decided to get on the summer’s hottest cop trend on the first day of fall. You all need to endure this. Give this sheriff’s department an Emmy stat! Maybe a Tony? I’m not sure what the award is here. All I know is that my favorite art form is the cop lip sync video.
King County prosecutor challenger suspends campaign: Daron Morris, a King County public defender was battling Prosecutor Dan Satterberg, his first challenger in 11 years, for the position this election season. Honestly, he was a pretty compelling and progressive candidate. Today, he suspended his campaign because of health reasons. He didn’t elaborate and asked for privacy. I guess we’ll never know what could’ve been, Daron.
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