Thursday, October 09, 2008

Unfortunate Metaphor of the Day

Manhattan Judge Larry Stephen, convicting Al Sharpton and seven others of disorderly conduct in protests at the acquittal of the cops who shot Sean Bell on his wedding day, told
them “My view is, if you decide to take a bullet for the team, you should not complain about the consequences that flow from that act.”

In this case, perhaps the phrase he was groping for was “take 50 bullets for the team.

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