[This post is another of my favorites, not because it is particularly well-written but because I love the subject. When I'm lying in some dismal hospital somewhere with some rare but invariably fatal STD I want the Make-A-Wish people to send me Black Diamond. No need to wrap her. -- The Management]
[And I hope to get back to brand new posts next week. -- The Management]
Several years ago, I was staying in a hotel in
The article is about a woman named Black Diamond and her band of female guerillas in
"These women have no pity, no sympathy," said Cpl. Thompson W. Dahn of
Now I really like that last line. A lot. Enough to have remembered it for 3 years, so I could trot it out now for your reading pleasure. Here it is again:
"They shoot, they get naked themselves, and they drive me fearful."
Another part of the article that impressed me was attributed to Jacques Klein, the top United Nations official for
"Women are always to be feared. Have you been to
Smug SOB, isn’t he? I suppose it is too much to hope that Black Diamond got naked and kicked his ass into the next continent after the article was written. No wonder men get a bad rap. If he’s married, I can only imagine that his wife is thinking about moving to
At any rate, we men need to ask ourselves what we can learn from this news article. I would suggest that it teaches us a) you can only fuck women over for so long before they kick your ass, and b) if you’re in
As a final note, after re-reading the article for this blog entry, I decided that the next time I go out for cocktails, like Black Diamond I’m going to “celebrate with many mortars” and drink a toast to women everywhere who shoot, get naked themselves, and drive me fearful.