“Only a few days ago the Government was expressing support for the police in the wake of the officers’ deaths in Manchester, and then we have a very senior member of the Government saying that officers are plebs and morons.
“I know Mr Mitchell has apologised and that’s good, but it’s not enough."
The cycling Tory’s outburst came the day after two women PCs were shot dead.
Foul-mouthed Mr Mitchell yelled the four-letter abuse at cops because they wouldn’t let him pedal his bike out of Downing Street.
It's September. As I board the subway, I am not going to the university to begin a new semester teaching; instead, I am headed to see my doctor. Due to health issues, I have to take a semester off, and focus on learning to get well. At loose ends as school began without me, I decided to do something I had never done: engage in one of my own assignments -- the privilege diary. Just as I believe that students need to be listened to because they have lots to teach us, teachers also need to spend more time learning and taking on the challenges and risks that we ask of our students. What follows is my attempt to practice what I teach.