Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator (ludickid) wrote,
Gun-totin', Chronic-smokin' Hearse Initiator
ludickid

Ill Boxeo

Have you noticed that any time a dignitary meets with Muhammad Ali, they do a little boxing stance and show some footwork at him? Seriously. Reagan did it. Clinton did it. Both Bushes did it. Congressmen and senators and awards presenters do it. Nelson fucking Mandela did it. Every time the guy shows up at some public event, a dignitary crouches, balls up his fists, and starts a dopey LOOK I AM FIGHTING MUHAMMAD ALI dance.

If I was him I'd get pretty pissed off. "Ha ha, great! Thanks for knowing one thing about me! It is great that you're aware of what I used to do for a living! Very amusing! I wish I was 20 years younger and not shaking to death from a horribly degenerative disease, because then I would pretend I didn't know you were joking and cave your fucking skull in with a left hook."

Plus, does anyone do this for any other profession? You don't see people faking left and going in for a layup when they meet Bill Bradley, or pretending to type at an imaginary keyboard when they present Susan Sontag with an award, or, I dunno, acting like they're throwing it to some emaciated blonde when Ron Jeremy comes by to drop off a check to their charity.
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