Thursday, May 08, 2008

She Killed Him! That'll Show Him!

In these days of less-than-boring electoral politics, it is hard to take a break from the he-said-she-said fun and games that make America such a great, or at least amusing, place.

I must take a break though to discuss another rivalry, one slightly older than the rivalry currently eating the media.

Red Sox v Yankees: allegedly one of the oldest American rivalries.

Yankees-Red Sox argument ends in murder?

A New York Yankees' fan was accused on Monday of murdering a Boston Red Sox supporter and injuring another by running both down with a car after a heated argument over one of America's oldest sporting rivalries.

Ivonne Hernandez, 43, pleaded not guilty on Monday to reckless second-degree murder, aggravated driving while intoxicated and two counts of reckless conduct after the incident in a Nashua, New Hampshire parking lot last Friday.

Prosecutors say Hernandez was drunk when she drove her car across a dirt parking lot outside the Nashua City Hall into Matthew Beaudoin, 29, and Maria Hughes, 21, after exchanging words with them about the Yankees and Red Sox baseball teams.

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So, let me get this straight: some people are drinking in a bar, they argue about sports, then one kills another over the dispute.

Perhaps the Democrats could learn something from this!

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