Of Course European Dairy Farmers Riot With Milk-Filled Hoses

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Police officers, left, are sprayed with milk by European milk farmers during a demonstration outside the European Parliament in Brussels on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012. Farmers drove their tractors into the European Quarter of Brussels on Monday for a two-day demonstration to protest against what they believe are unfair milk prices.
Dangerous for the lactose intolerant, and possibly Cap'n Crunch. Photo: Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP/Corbis

If you're like us, you've always wondered what it'd be like to wield a fire hose full of Belgian cow milk against a squad of cops in riot gear. Well, the European Milk Board "unleashed torrents of milk" today outside the European Parliament in Brussels in protest of quotas and unfair pricing schematics, which they say are putting small farmers out of business. Hundreds of tractors were moved into the city center during the protests, and hay bales and tires have been set on fire. Dairy producers sprayed hundreds of gallons of the full-fat stuff at the government building complex, splashing police and passersby in the process. If you happen to be in Brussels, the farmers plan on protesting outside of Parliament until tomorrow afternoon. Bring chocolate syrup. [NBCNews, Related]