Wednesday, February 19, 2014
OPEN WIDE, MOTOR MOUTHS ROCK ON
NASCAR legend Richard Petty has pulled a Kevin Long – speaking the truth when the wise move was shutting up.
“The King” said that the only reason Danica Patrick receives attention is that she is a woman and that the only way she could win a Sprint Cup race is if “everybody else stayed home.”
Kudos to the King for still having sharp enough eyesight to recognize that under that fire suit resides the slightly-slutty-GoDaddy.com-you-bet-she’s-a-woman image NASCAR loves to broadcast and suggesting that a driver who has an average finish in the mid-20s is unlikely to win a race anytime in the near future seems wholly reasonable.
Much to Petty’s surprise, more than a few folks took issue with his thoughts and called him out as a sexist pig.
Possibly missing their point (by a mile or so) Richard responded that if the first name of the driver he mentioned were Danny, rather than Danica, no one would have blinked an eye. In a successful effort to dig his hole a little deeper, Petty said he has been married for 55 years proving “I love women.”
Richard, speak truth to the politically correct and they’ll take you out in the corner.
Aging rocker Ted Nugent recently entertained conservative wing-nuts by describing President Obama as a “subhuman mongrel”. Of course, Nugent’s mouth severed any connection with his or any other brain years ago.
At the NRA’s 2012 convention in St. Louis, Nugent recommended that conservatives “ride onto that battlefield (the election) and chop [Democrats’] heads off in November,” adding that if Obama was re-elected, “I will be either dead or in jail by this time next year.”
In an election night Tweet he spewed, “Pimps whores & welfare brats & their soulless supporters have a president to destroy America.”
Posted by Zola at 10:35 AM