"Why blame the horse" if a horse isn't tamed and goes out of control-someone could end up hurt. I don't have a problem with the horse...I have an issue with the problem it could pose if the owner can't control it.
I stopped going to the MLK Parades in Savannah a few years ago. Some peoples were shooting on MLK Day, on MLK Boulevard, during the MLK Parade in between 3 churches. Then the next year as I was home watching on TV, I was on the phone with my son and daughter who were in attendance of that year's parade and shots rang out...again. The phone went dead. 15 minutes later, my daughter called from CiCi's pizza on the South Side of Savannah to say they were alright. None of my family has been back.
I watched on TV too, lholmes. And just like the St. Paddy's Day Parade, I quit going in 1986. Toooooooooo rambunctious and disorderly. That and horse defecating in front of me trying to quaf a beer kinda made things go south.
Cannot say I was turned of by the bumping and grinding of some of the cheerleades and bandmembers, but...then I am an old man.
A dirty one.