You would think that
the day when a young man signs with an NFL team would be one of, if not the,
happiest day in that young man's life. The money, the prospect of national
recognition, it should all be just perfect.
See, the day that
Mizzou's Most Favorite Football Player Ever Daniel signed with the Washington Redskins
, Chase was apparently Twittering his
little heart out
, happily telling anyone and everyone interested about how well
the process was going.
And then, tragedy struck
Along came Chad Dukes
radio personality on station KJFK in Washington, starting shit with
over an ill-advised tweet.
From there, things just got ugly. The two
went back and forth over whether or not Daniel was really, truly
excited to be a member of the Redskins, all in convenient,
acronym-filled, 140-character volleys.
when did our society get to this point? When did we all become
fourteen-year-old girls, using ridiculous shorthand in place of actual
conversation that just might possibly mistaken for intelligence? How
did we get to the point that one of the biggest, most popular new
technologies in the world is a \Web site that allows anyone, anywhere,
to tell the whole world just how much, "LOL, this is the shizz! LMFAO
at that BRB OT kthxbi!" By the way, I have no idea what I just said
Oh, and be sure to check out our paper's twitter feed
. I hear that it's 2G2BT