Do read the whole thing, here's the heart:
If you come to me -- or your boss -- on a quiet afternoon and say, "I've
thought about it, and I don't think I can do the needful to save kids"
then all honour to you, and I wish you peace and happiness in another
But if you wait until the bangs and the stinks and the screams are in
progress to decide that you just can't do it ... you, sir, are a useless
oath-breaking bucket of squid chum, who is parasitising a position, a
uniform, and a salary that could be held by someone who can do the
And -- quite frankly -- if you wear a badge, and you hide behind a car
while children under your protection are getting killed, you should have
the common [deleted] decency to take your sidearm, find a quiet country
road somewhere, and Do The Proper Thing.
Nothing but the back of my hand to you -- all of you.