Joan Walsh: something sexual about Rep. Grimms threat against a reporter

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Interesting theory on the nature of New York Rep. Michael Grimm‘s (R) confrontation with NY1 reporter Michael Sotto after the State of the Union address, brought to us by Salon‘s Joan Walsh:

By now you know the story: Interviewed by NY1 reporter Mike Scotto, Grimm called the president’s speech “divisive.” But when Scotto went on to try to ask Grimm about his own myriad legal and ethical troubles, well, Grimm threatened to divide Scotto, literally, as in “I’ll break you in half like a little boy.” …

There’s so much awful about the Grimm video, especially the macho posturing and the vaguely sexual menace as he threatens to harm the clearly rattled Scotto, who stands just over 5 feet tall.

Really?

Grimm has since apologized for the face off.