Friday, May 13, 2011

Narco Polo

A few months ago we posted a silly item noting a mini-trend among drug lords of being arrested wearing the Big Pony custom-fit polo shirt by Ralph Lauren. It was a dumb post, but this is a dumb blog on the internets, so that's totally cool. But today the Saltillo Vanguadia, which we believe is an actual, serious newspaper, upped the ante with a story on the arrest of drug dude Martín Beltrán Coronel, who they say Continues In the Style of Polo Shirts. But they concede that they don't mean Polo by Ralph Lauren, but merely polo-style shirts like the knockoff Puma Scuderia Ferrari shirt Beltrán was arrested in, which he was presumably wearing because, well, that's what people wear here.


An analogy would be an American newspaper in the 1940s noting that another mafioso has been arrested wearing a jacket and tie.

4 comments:

Just Wondering said...

Are the captured Narcos given the bright orange vests to be safe while working along the freeway later in the day?

Anonymous said...

Auntie Terri was delighted to see your new photo on the blog. We both thought of Burro Hall when we saw that postcard.

Tio Locl

Burro Hall said...

Tia Loca = mi tia favorita!

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