today probes wider issues (how compliant are we, even politically?). We won't even mention Bill Murray and the early scene in Ghostbusters. Anyway: It's often said that some people walk out on Compliance, apparently disbelieving that a prank caller, pretending to be a local cop, could actually get the store manager of a fast food chain to strip search a stellar employee looking for stolen loot.
Well, it happened in real life, in Kentucky, in 2004, at a McDonald's. Here's one report. The photo at left comes from a surveillance camera, entered in record at the trial. shows the strip search about to begin.
Sunday, August 26, 2012
'Compliance' in Real Life
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