This Week in Questionable Decisions: June 13-19

Tennessee woman puts kids in a dog kennel; FBI agent accidentally shoots bar patron; Rudy Giuliani used to be married to his cousin

Jun 19, 2018 at 9:00 am

This Week in Questionable Decisions…

1. A Memphis woman was arrested and charged with child endangerment after being caught on tape transporting her grandchildren in dog kennel crates. She said there wasn’t any other room in her SUV.

2. A trending story on Twitter introduced me to the Japanese delicacy shirako, made from milt — the sperm-filled reproductive gland of a male fish. But don’t worry, it tastes like marshmallow! Sushi is cancelled.

3. An off-duty FBI agent recently decided to bust a move in a Denver bar, apparently forgetting that he was packing heat. After doing the whitest pop-and-lock into a backflip ever, a gun fell out of his waistband. When he picked it up, the gun fired, shooting and injuring a bystander. He’s since been charged with second-degree assault.

4. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey caught some heat after tweeting a screenshot from his cash app showing a transaction at Chick-fil-A — it’s Pride month and the company is notoriously anti-LGBTQ. I understand some folks can’t resist their fried chicken goodness no matter how full of hate their nuggets are, but I’m more confused about why a billionaire would publish his mundane purchases and brag about saving 10 percent.

5. Alicia Silverstone was on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert this week talking about taking her 7-year-old son to see Clueless for the first time. And while the movie deals with drinking, smoking and step-brother-loving, apparently it was the makeout scenes that made the biggest impact on her son, because she says he kept trying to French kiss her after watching the flick.

6. As thousands of undocumented children are being taken from their parents and herded up in jail-like detention centers, Arizona State Representative David Stringer called immigration an “existential threat to America,” elaborating that “if we don’t do something about immigration very, very soon, the demographics of our country will be irrevocably changed,” and that there aren’t “enough white kids to go around” in Arizona schools. Awesome!

7. Rudy Giuliani’s wife filed for divorce this week (not the questionable part), which brought about an onslaught of stories detailing the former New York City mayor’s many failed marriages. And while it had been previously reported, it was news to many that he annulled his first marriage after discovering his wife was his second cousin. Oops!