Byline: BRUCE ANDERSON
THE news that the four New York police officers in the Amadou Diallo case were acquitted reminded me of a recent conversation with a New Hampshire state senator.
'You Limeys have become hopelessly decadent,' he said. 'A couple of years back, I was having dinner in Soho. Suddenly, the place was full of cops. I asked what was happening. "A guy just stabbed one of our men. He's up on the roof.
We're about to go after him".
'I said, "Hold on a moment. You guys aren't armed. I am. I've got a revolver on me, and I'm pretty good with it - used to be a deputy sheriff. So let me go and deal with the man with the knife. I'll give him …