A lot of manly man's men out there would have by god rushed that fella at Virginia Tech and taken him down one-handed. While shoveling mutton into their lantern jaws with the leftover fist, grrr. I defy you to read this post, or this one, without actually sighing out loud.
Here, on the other hand, is a message from a grown-up.
All the talk in the world doesn't make this into this.
In related news, here are the top few results of a google search for the terms "cheney us news tough guy," found while I was looking for an image of a growling vice-president. See if you can guess why I laughed out loud:
USNews.com: Bush's No.2 Cheney gives no quarter and plays for all ...Tough-guy Stuff. Bush's No. 2 gives no quarter and plays for all the marbles...This story appears in the November 14, 2005 print edition of U.S. News ...That just about says the whole thing, yes.
www.usnews.com/usnews/news/articles/051114/14cheney.htm - 19k - Cached - Similar pages - Note this
USNews.com: Cheney Reaction; Poor Choices; Correction
Cheney Reaction I appreciate the balanced report on Vice President Dick Cheney ... This story appears in the February 20, 2006 print edition of U.S. News ...
www.usnews.com/usnews/letters/articles/060220/20lett.htm - 23k - Cached - Similar pages - Note this
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Fatal Flaws of Bush's 'Tough-Guy-ism' | BaltimoreChronicle.com
US News Media Criticism. 04.12 Rallying Around Their Racist Friend ... “Tough-guy-ism” insists that all conflicts no matter how misguided must end in ...
baltimorechronicle.com/2007/032607Parry.shtml - 38k - Cached - Similar pages - Note this
FOXNews.com - Cheney Accidentally Shoots Fellow Hunter in Texas...Armstrong told FOX News that Cheney, thinking he was the last hunter on the right of the ... "This will just play into 'Dick Cheney is a meanie kind of guy, ...
www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,184617,00.html - 53k - Apr 18, 2007 - Cached - Similar pages - Note this