Son of Bob [High Praise!] writes in:
I’m sure you saw the photo of the cop giving the bum a brand new $100 pair of boots that went viral and made everyone feel sorry for bums for a few days. And, you may have seen the link on Drudge today where the bum immediately sold the boots… umm, I mean, stored them somewhere for safe keeping.
But, the line that stands out is this one… stated by the bum who was the beneficiary of a good man spending $100 of his own hard-earned money to buy him a new pair of boots: “I was put on YouTube, I was put on everything without permission. What do I get?” he said. “This went around the world, and I want a piece of the pie.”
Ironically, read the name of the link the NY Times assigned to this story: