Calif. pepper spray incident takes on own life on the Web

Photoshopped images of a UC-Davis cop who sprayed Occupy demonstrators circulate


By John Timpane
Chattanooga Times Free Press

PHILADELPHIA — Campus police Lt. John Pike probably never thought he'd ever be famous. Certainly not like this. Pike is now more than a person, more than a news event. He has become a meme.

He has joined the ranks of Achmed the Dead Terrorist, Dramatic Squirrel, and Double Rainbow Guy.

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