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Subject:  Re: Yell At Refs! Date:  2/6/2001  2:08 PM
Author:  ResNullius Number:  179 of 381

It depends and being famous has nothing to do with it. Being famous only made it (marginally) newsworthy.

Jimmy Buffett is a symbol, not a role model. I doubt that many folks in his profession would qualify as role models for our children. I might be wrong, but I think this Board draws on the spirit symbolized by JB in his songs, and not on his disgusting behavior as a private person in a public place. I was at a hockey game last weekend with my son, who is a senior in high school. The group to our left was engaging is some fairly vulgar chants. To our right, there was a father with his young son. Everytime the the group to