Tuesday, April 01, 2008

Go get 'em, Tiger!

It's a tale as old as time. A young, scrappy fighter, coming up through the minor leagues, experiencing a rough life all until they get their one shot at true glory. That one shot finally materializes when the top of their chosen field calls them out directly.

Of course, if you're thinking that we're just relating the story to Rocky, you are a little off. Because we're not just sharing the Italian Stallion's story. Oh no. We're also sharing the story of the Little New York Senator Who Could. At least, that's what she wants us to believe.

All things considered, this actually makes some level of sense. Well, pretty much everything from the time that the fight against Apollo Creed begins, anyway. The stuff before that (being poor, eking out a living, falling in love in part because of a puppy) doesn't seem to have many similarities. We can't be positive, because we've never seen how Hillary tenderizes her steak, but we're going to sneak a guess. However, just like in Rocky, people have been telling Hillary that she's finished, and that she should stay down. For her part, she's planning to go the distance, rejecting those who say she can't win as being chauvinist (which is much worse than simply understanding math). Given all that, it only makes sense that she would attach herself to the character of Rocky, especially given the campaign stops in Pennsylvania.

Of course, if Hillary really is like Rocky Balboa, we have to wonder if she's actually watched the film all of the way to the end. If so, she'd be aware that *gasp* the black guy wins.

No comments: