The author of that quote, one Dennis Harrison, is 25, and to paraphrase Casey Stengel, in ten years, he's got a chance to be 35.
"I'm drunk. I'm stupid. I'm a Pats fan."
But don't expect him to be much smarter than he is now.
In the middle of the night last Saturday night/Sunday yawning, young Harrison ALLEGEDLY left a party of his fellow intellectuals and went to the hotel where the Pittsburgh Steelers were asleep prior to Sunday's AFC Championship game against the
|Everyone left their rooms.|
Then, he beat feet back to the street, only to find his wheelman gone, and the car sitting there, with no keys.
So Harrison walked away, and that's where he was arrested, in one of the easier cases for Boston PD to crack since they busted Whitey Bulger.
What troubles me is that every report I've seen about this whole stupid prank mentions how inconsiderate it was of Harrison to mess with Ben Roethlisberger's night of golden slumber and the others in the Holidaze Inn.
No one talks about the risk that firefighters and police undertake to respond to the false alarm. For all they know when they get the call, fire is busting out windows and smoke is filling the hallways and people are climbing onto the roof to be rescued. Check the statistics from the National Fire Protection Association to see just how often people who have lost some of their marbles decide to pull a fakeroo. First responders have been injured and killed during these incidents, and other citizens as well, from collisions with responding apparatus.
And add to that, someone two blocks away from the hotel might really need fire, EMS, or police assistance for a true emergency.
|Not the look of a wise man.|
I for one hope he gets, at the very least, some time in the Walled-Off Astoria. He doesn't look like it's easy for him to learn this is a bad habit, but maybe others can learn from his stupidity.