Remember when an insane man made half of the fanbase wonder whether they were actually crazy racists in disguise? And we dragged up some shit for a few weeks because apparently we'd never heard of Milton Bradley before? I called in a live remote to LOHO about it in order to throw confetti on the burning fire of racial strife. Because seriously, we were taking a paranoid narcissist's (who allegedly smacks his wife) word over what we lived in the stands every day. Yes, there are dumb fucks, but they're not the rule.
Anyway, turns out I was right - Bradley is a fuckhead, and we never did end up adopting those white hood alternate unis. Bradley was out after a horrifically disappointing season, because he isn't mature enough to co-exist with any carbon-based life form. Then he went to Seattle, where he hit .205 in 73 games and ended the season as the only player on the Restricted (Translated: Crazy Fuck) List. He made the acquisition Carlos Silva and his half-case of Moon Pies seem like a good financial deal at $10 million. BUT WAIT! THERE'S MORE!!! Per the Seattle Times
"Officer Karen Rayner of the Los Angeles Police Department said police were called to a location in the Van Nuys district about 8:50 a.m. where they met with a woman. Rayner, citing department protocol, said the identity of the victim and her relationship to Bradley cannot be released, but that she told police there 'had been some type of threat.'
About two hours later, at 10:40 a.m., Bradley, 32, was arrested at an address in the 5300 block of Oak Park Avenue in Encino and booked on a felony violation of California Penal Code Sec. 422. Documents show Bradley owns a home on that block.
The penal code section refers to someone 'who willfully threatens to commit a crime which will result in death or great bodily injury to another person' and for the victim of the crime to take it seriously."
So with the memory of the 2010 Seattle Freakout fresh (we're several freakouts past his Cubs sins now), he's been arrested for allegedly abusing a woman - something we've pointed out that he's been accused of in the past. Anyone in Cub-land want to step up and say that he's once again just a victim of racist baseball fans? Just a misunderstood talent with a chip on his shoulder and a cadre of well-organized enemies? No, I suppose not. So to those who in the past called this crazy bastard's problems just a symptom of a racist fan culture, WAIW would like to invite you to fuck yourself. Hard. With a fire poker.
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