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February 02, 2009, 10:30 PM
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I don`t know if you can read it without a subscription to The Atlantic, but here is David Samuels`s recent Atlantic article on the UFC championship fight between Rampage Jackson and Forrest Griffin. (By the way, Samuels wrote in The New Republic one of the best articles on Obama`s autobiography (i.e., he clearly had read my stuff when researching his essay).

For an analysis of Rampage Jackson`s cognitive decision-making skills in the wake of his loss to Griffin, when he was arrested after trying to sneak away in his vehicle from a traffic accident he caused, see What Would Tyler Durden Do?:

Rampage is maybe the most charismatic and likeable athlete to come around since Barkley, but he’s no criminal mastermind. He committed a hit and run in a [jacked-up monster] truck with his name and picture on the side. �Can you describe the vehicle that hit you, sir?� �Yes, imagine if Rampage Jackson was a truck.�