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 Not To Wear Maryland State Dems Claim Fundraising on 9/11 Is ‘Patriotic’ Up is Down: Media Ignores Romney’s Successes in Overseas Trip 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.