Ah yes, there's always TWO sides to every story!
Ala the George Zimmerman story
First of all, this is the way that the Huffington Post Reported it! And, why am I not surprised?
On Friday, Young got the attention of teams throughout the big leagues. He was arrested at the Tigers' New York hotel on an aggravated harassment charge. Police said Young yelled an anti-Semitic remark during a physical confrontation and was intoxicated. He did not play in the Tigers' 7-6 loss to the Yankees on Friday night.
The Hate crime, and disorderly part of the story was swept right under the rug!
And this is the way that the New York Post reported it!" NY Post, 26-year-old Young was approached by a who appeared Jewish ... when the Major League Baseball star exploded in anger ... screaming, "Fucking Jews! Fucking Jews!"
Detroit Tigers star Delmon Young was arrested in NYC this morning after allegedly screaming a bunch of anti-Semitic slurs at a man in a yarmulke ... and then fighting another dude.
Young was standing outside of the Hilton New York at about 1:30 in the morning, where he was staying ahead of a series with the New York Yankees that starts Friday night. Nearby, a group of about four Chicago tourists staying at the hotel were approached by a panhandler wearing a YARMULKE AND A STAR OF DAVID around his neck. After, as the group walked up to the hotel doors, Young started yelling anti-Semitic epithets, police said. It was not clear whom Young was yelling at, but he got into a tussle with a 32-year-old man sustained scratches to his elbows, according to police
Update of this story! Delmon Young charged with hate crime after making anti-Semitic statements
According to the report, Young was charged with assault in the third degree. The person he was alleged to have pushed to the ground suffered scratches on his arm and was treated at the scene.
There have been no similar incidents involving Young since he joined the Tigers prior to the trade deadline last summer, but he has had some issues in the past. Young was suspended for 50 games during the 2006 season while in the minor leagues for hitting an umpire with a thrown bat after Young was ejected from a game for being called out on strikes.
A 26 years old, 6'3", 205 pound Professional Athletic "Pushing" a man wearing a yarmulke to the ground, yelling anti-Semitic remark during a physical confrontation while intoxicated. and they call it "allegedly scuffling with a 32-year-old man and pushed him to the ground, causing minor scratches"?
A WONDERFUL role model isn't he!
I guess that someone needs a few hours of Community Service?
Yes, indeed, there certainly is a Double Standard!