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COTD: Natural Born Killers edition

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Actor Russell Means was born a Oglala/Lakota Sioux Indian. In the Oliver Stone film Natural Born Killers, he recites a parable about a woman who nurses a snake back to health, only to have the snake bite her fatally. The moral? Read on.


C'mon, what could the moral be? You know it's something pithy about not allowing sentimentality to lead one to expect outcomes other than those nature has predetermined. Or something. And so, Ash78 (aka Ash78, President - Otm Shank Fan Club) called on the Old Indian's parable to make a point about the 2012 Shelby GT500. Read on.

Once upon a time, a woman was picking up firewood. She came upon a Shelby GT500 stuck in the snow. She took the car home, tuned it up, and waxed it until she could see her reflection in the paint. One day the car spun wildly out of control and wrapped around a tree. As she lay dying, she asked the car, "Why have you done this to me?" And the car answered, "Look, bitch, you knew I was a snake."



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Um, Natural Born Killers was directed by Oliver Stone, not Quentin Tarantino.