You won’t believe this border checkpoint video . . .

. . . and you shouldn’t, because it isn’t real. But it would be nice if parts of it were more real, more often.

Radley Balko blogs about criminal justice, the drug war and civil liberties for The Washington Post. He is the author of the book "Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America's Police Forces."
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