I hate the start of football season.
Simply because it means summer is on its way out and that makes me super cranky.
But this year, I can’t linger in self pity because I must discuss Plaxico Burress.
Turns out “Plaxico” is not a new kind of extra durable Tupperware. But rather he’s the former New York Giants wide receiver who accidentally shot himself in the leg at a Manhattan nightclub.
While carrying his unregistered, loaded gun in his sweatpants.
And they weren’t even Juicy. Or Victoria Secret. That would have made the story totally awesome.
Anyway, he just plead guilty and will serve 2 years in prison. He had faced 3 1/2 years.
Forget the weapon charge, a part of me thinks he should serve some time just for wearing sweatpants to a nightclub. I’m sure Tim Gunn is horribly haunted by this egregious style choice.
But another part of me thinks it’s a bit harsh. Two years for illegally carrying a weapon and shooting himself?! I know. I know. Someone could have gotten killed. It’s reckless. It’s irresponsible. It’s against the law. But repeat DWI offenders serve less time and I’m a lot more scared of them than Plaxico and whatever he has shoved in his elastic waistband.
In other news, lets talk about health care. Oh God, I know it’s important. But I just can’t. My mind just went numb from boredom.
I think everyone has a right to health insurance and quality medical care in this country. So politicians work it out. That’s why we pay you and provide you with great health care coverage. Do the same for the rest of America. Ok? I’m done.
So let’s talk about the First Lady’s shorts!
Apparently, she’s the first First Lady to wear shorts on Air Force One. Which is kind of like being the first woman on the U.S. Supreme Court or the first woman to fly across the Atlantic but just much more comfortable.
I think Michelle looks cute and fun. Some think it was completely inappropriate.
I think those people probably look really lousy in shorts.