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Yes Men Honcho Sprung from Clink

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From The Yes Men, September 24, 2009:

NYPD abuse of authority big factor in arrest

September 24, 2009

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Andy Bichlbaum, co-founder of activist group the Yes Men, emerged after 26 hours in New York City’s central lockup with all charges against him dismissed.[1]

“The judge just laughed,” said Bichlbaum. “The police had a less well-developed sense of humor – and, it turned out, much less regard for the law. But all in all, I’m ecstatic that they arrested me.”

Jeannie Moos coverage on CNN