Monday, November 30, 2009
The Tiger Woods Incident
I've been pretty fascinated by the recent Tiger Woods incident. It's a news story with as much intrigue as the best fiction. I'm curious what all of you think really happened. Can you fill in some of the blanks?
Here's the beginning of the nydailynews article, which is one of many....
By Saturday morning, nothing much had changed in the Tiger Woods story, which means that we were still supposed to believe that his wife, Elin Nordegren, somehow turned one of Tiger's Nike SQ drivers into the Jaws of Life.
Woods was driving a Cadillac Escalade out of his own driveway, which is the same as driving a tank. He wasn't going fast enough to deploy his air bags. But we're supposed to believe that in a rescue worthy of the new series, "Trauma," his wife had to bust a back window to pull her husband to safety after he ran over a fire hydrant and into a tree.
Not even the people who reported that can possibly believe a version like that. Neither can the Windermere, Fla. police. And neither can all the people Woods employs to insulate him and protect him and cover his assets, the people who made him unavailable to the police for the second straight day Saturday....