Farm - The Saint Report
American Flag Tattoo Story
last week* has seen a rash of stories in the media--print, television,
and radio--about dimwitted superpatriots who are rushing out to get
big American flag tattoos. Talk about knucklehead gestures. Not only
is it money the fool could have donated to the Red Cross or something,
it also renders the lamebrain ineligible to donate blood for a whole
listened and read and watched these stories day after day until I
cracked and sent the following emails to the four local television
stations and the Seattle Times:
celebrating feast days today include Saint Eleutherius, or Saint
Leodegarius or Leger.
|Sting was born on October 2, 1951, in London,
you are covering the incredibly stupid "patriotic" gesture some
people are making by having
an American flag tattooed on themselves, be SURE you also mention
that getting a tattoo means a 12-month wait before one can again
HOW PATRIOTIC IS THAT???
is the link to the Puget Sound Blood Center's information page with
immediately after sending the emails, this came from Channel 7, KIRO
Eyewitness News Assignment Desk:
but we don't do tattoo stories; that's for the lame dorks at KING
or KOMO or KCPQ."
P.S. About that
picture...click on it to go to the guy's homepage.
*This was written
about three weeks after 9/11.
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