Puff faster, I need to change your diaper

May 31, 2010

Blog Guy, it’s Memorial Day! Isn’t that when you announce your coveted “Why Isn’t This Person in Jail Award?”

smoking baby 340Yes, what a good memory you have.

That’s a longstanding tradition in this blog that began way back, well, today… May I have the envelope please?

Ah, the 2010 award goes to the father of two-year-old chain-smoking toddler Aldi Rizal in this video report.

Our story says Dad started the kid on cigarettes at the age of 18 months, and now the boy throws tantrums if he doesn’t get his two packs a day.

smoking baby 3 280Yikes. Sounds like you chose the first recipient wisely. Say, Blog Guy, remind me which award you announce on Labor Day, so I can be ready for it.

Sure. Labor Day marks the coveted “Why Aren’t Those People Lined Up Against the Wall and Shot Award?”

Yippee! Looking forward to it!

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Here in the good ol’ US of A, I once saw a woman lighting a cigarette for what appeared to be a 4ish toddler at a road side rest on the Ohio Turnpike. It made me feel sick, but then watching adults smoke does that, too. I should have called the police.

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Jail the parent…. right NOW!!!!!! i demand it!!!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Mr. B, I trust you to be fair. Having won the coveted Memorial Day award, does Aldi’s dad still qualify for the Labour Day slate? Please say yes.

Posted by ladylala | Report as abusive

Absolutely, Lala…. After all, the same movie can win a Golden Globe AND an Oscar, right?

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

Indeed, this just creates more industry buzz for the father….

Posted by rcbasler | Report as abusive

I’ll have to add this to the list of ‘things I wish I hadn’t saw, but now can’t get out of my head’.

Posted by zeitgeist | Report as abusive

Michael Jackson dangled his toddler over a balcony, Steve Irwin (The Crocodile Hunter) dangled his toddler in front of Crocodiles during one of his shows.
The parent here may wish to consider the way karma dealt with those other cases.

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive

Give us a clue Nosmo !

Balcony -> Drugs
Crocodiles -> Fish
Cigarettes -> ??? Stood on by rabid elephants ?

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

Oh dear God! Whoever let that baby have a cigarette should be – what – I cannot even say! SHAME SHAME SHAME on whoever did that!! These pictures sicken me!

Shra, I am with you!

Posted by vwgal | Report as abusive

Kismet would be for the father to get smoked when this 2 year old burns down the house tryin’ to light one up in the middle of the night!

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive

He’s two, he’d be throwing tantrums anyway, wouldn’t he? At least now he has an excuse.

Posted by LMR | Report as abusive

this is just sickening

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive

I’ve been trying to think of something to say and I come up stumped. Literally speechless. Like…stunned into silence speechless.

AllThatJazz, I loooove the way you think.


Posted by egeria | Report as abusive

Jazz… I like that idea too… except, maybe smoke him in isolation….

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

“Please observe the ‘no smoking’ signs as you join the Oddly Enough blog network!”

And a leather jacket also! Damn, that kids got swagger! :p

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