This morning's story about Shaq's most recent "police work" led me to stop and reflect.
I remember, shortly after 9-11, when Shaq volunteered to help run baggage checks at LAX with TSA. Since then, things appear to have gotten slightly out of hand. . Sure, this story is pretty innocuous. What the Herald calls "police work" here is arguably a seven foot tall man with an armed body guard chasing someone down who hit his Escalade.
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Can you imagine being the Virginia man, eating a bowl of noodle salad one night when, all of a sudden, Shaq bursts into your home with gun, convinced you're hoarding kiddy porn?
Call me crazy, but I'm not so sure it's a good idea to mix celebrity and authority.