Here we see the same photograph now juxtaposed to an image of Mayor Paes and Governor Cabral, made to seem laughing at the confrontation on the streets. This was an image posed by a facebook group dedicated to the Military Police of Rio de Janeiro; a polemical group that sometimes celebrates the deaths of suspected gang members or thieves, and that has been vocal in defending the police against criticism for their heavy-handed tactics during the protests. This image is fascinating because it appeared on their page the day after police were heavily criticized by everyone (including politicians) for their repression of a peaceful demonstration by the teachers’ union. The text above the image reads, “Teachers, we are not your enemies. I thank all of my teachers, for without them I would not have made it this far. We are together in this fight!” And the caption below reads, “That is how they are right now! Laughing at us, laughing at the professors, laughing at the Military Police…..And you are going to do what about it?” The police are fighting back in the media war, trying to shift public outrage from the police to the politicians who ultimately (supposedly) control the police.