I wish that we caned people here for running red lights, not tipping their server, or when Ozzie Guillen opens his mouth.
He's the Wizard of Oz scarecrow wrapped in an overweight Venezulean body. It's not the first time he's voiced his opinion. He has already mocked the likes of A-Rod for not being Dominican enough, equated homosexuals with child molesters, ripped into a rookie for not intentionally hitting an opposing player, declared that if any pitcher hit him twice, "I'd be in the hospital or I'd be dead -- but I will fight, I will fight."
Guillen now threw a rage because Chicago Sun Times columnist Jay Mariotti criticized Ozzie's handling of recently demoted relief pitcher Sean Tracey.
"What a piece of [expletive] he is, [expletive] fag."
I don't read Jay's column. I don't watch him on "Around the Horn" because I think the show is stupid. A lot of people can't stand him but Ozzie doesn't have the right to publically say he's a fag even thought many think would love to agree. Imagine if Jay wrote in his column that Ozzie is a "big piece of @#%% and dresses like a woman". Jay would be fired on the spot. No questions asked. No chance for explanation. But Ozzie gets to say it behind the wall of who he is, the White Sox organiztion and Major League Baseball. It's like sticking your tounge out, saying "Nah na na na" as you're driving away to a little 10 year old boy after you called his mom fat.
Imagine if Jay was black and Ozzie insulted his race. I think the NAACP would riot until he was fired. Jesse Jackson would be on it like cream cheese on a bagel.
Then Ozzie said something that defies any common sense. Guillen also said that he has gay friends, attends WNBA games, went to a Madonna concert and plans to go to the Gay Games in Chicago.
Okay Ozzie! Whew. Everything is forgiven now. You're safe. Going to a Madonna concert gets you a free pass. Thanks for going to the WNBA games because they sure do need more fans. And the Gay Games really needs and outspoken spokesperson to promote their event. You are the face of all that is gay in this world.
Get Ozzie suspended. Fine him. Put a gag order on him Sox front office. He crossed the line. Just as long he's free when the Madonna concert comes to town.
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