"You can look the other way once, and it's no big deal, except it makes it easier for you to compromise the next time, and pretty soon that's all your doing; compromising, because that's the way you think things are done. You know those guys I busted? You think they were the bad guys? Because they weren't, they weren't bad guys, they were just like you and me. Except they compromised... Once." -- Jack Bauer
I don't know. I was one of those who didn't have a favorable opinion of the Hassan angle a few weeks ago on Smackdown, and the author did have a point to make and conveyed something. However, the manner in which his argument was presented in this column was too melodramatic for my tastes. I realize terrorism can strike at any time, it's a very real threat, etcetera. However, once I was done reading the article, all that stuck in my head was that it was the most ridiculous article I've ever seen written as a reaction to a wrestling angle. That's just me, though.
He's been writing the Observer since 1982 (although I think he wrote some other newsletter things earlier), so I can only imagine the bank he's got. Damn that Dave Meltzer for living better than me and having a way better job.