That “was meant to be taken in jest. This was a mistake. He has since learned that sarcasm does not translate well over the internet. He never intended for anyone to believe his post.” (See Kid’s Complaint at Para. 23.)
As a result, the kid got suspended from high school. Then school officials recommended expulsion. (See Kid’s Complaint at Paras. 49-51.) Now he is suing several municipal entities and individuals and he is represented by one of Minnesota’s best known lawyers, Joe Friedberg. The cartoon at Paragraph 80 of the complaint (page 17) says it all.