Kicking a guy when he’s down

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There’s a guy on Twitter named Nate Wade. This is him, taking the selfie.

Earlier tonight, Nate was apparently quite angry over the Chiefs’ loss to Pittsburgh. Specifically, he was angry with Eric Fisher, the Kansas City offensive lineman whose holding penalty nullified a successful two-point conversion that would have tied the game. So he Tweeted this …

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Now, here’s where things get interesting. In ripping Eric Fisher for screwing up, Nate Wade, eh, screwed up. @ericfisher isn’t actually the Chief, but a Boston-based meteorologist who had this to say of Wade’s pathetic little rant …

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“Ridiculous” is an understatement. Callous. Pathetic. Lame. Cliched. Pick a word—any word—and it applies to antics of folks like Wade, who make certain to kick a public figure when he’s down from the comfort of afar, but would never do so in person. My favorite part of this wacky little story is that, ultimately, Wade did the right thing and apologized. He clearly felt bad, and wanted to make amends. Only, well, he apologized for the wrong thing. He wasn’t sorry for being a complete asswipe to a man at his lowest moment …

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He was merely sorry for being an asswipe to the wrong guy.

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