HomeAsshatsUgly Americans Ugly Americans Kevin August 25, 2003 Asshats 5 Comments Congratulations to US 100 meter sprinter Jon Drummond. Nothing like providing a little reinforcement to to “ugly american” stereotype, in France of all places. Here’s a few other links to the story: Washington Post, The Guardian Doing Donuts In The Cul De Sac A Small Birthday Related Posts What accounts for the jump in the unemployment rate? Chicago Teachers Union: ‘This City Belongs to Black People’ Fred Phelps & Co. strike again About The Author Kevin Kevin founded Wizbang in 2003. He still contributes occasionally and handles all the technical and design work for the site. 5 Comments zombyboy August 25, 2003 Huh. Drummond sounds like a jerk, but what a stupid freakin’ rule. Ted Phipps August 25, 2003 A minor protest about a stupid rule. No biggie. The article I read indicated that the crowd was more upset with the officials than with him. David Strain August 25, 2003 Still, imagine you’re trying to explain to your toddler why grown-ups don’t pitch tantrums. Then they see this kind of behavior. How are you going to explain that? D Kin August 26, 2003 I was watching this. He got soooo screwed. It was a bad bad call. I’m not sure I would have acted differently in his place. Sara August 26, 2003 Did he not know the rules before the race? Hello? Yeah, its a stupid rule, but most rules are stupid. Just follow ’em.