Friday, September 07, 2007

Asshat of the Week---Joanne DeLoach

This week's Asshat goes to Joanne DeLoach!!

Dorky Dad was on Asshat patrol and brought this gem to my attention. Thanks, Dad!

Yikes.

DeLoach's daughter was working a 12-hour shift, and left her 9-year old daughter in Grandma's care. It just happened to be Grandma Joanne's 47th birthday, and babysitting simply wasn't in the evening's plan.

So what's a granny to do? Give the kid a couple of glasses of gin, hoping she'll pass out so you can leave her alone and get on with your own partay?

The girl's mother found her daughter alone after her shift, and called police. 8 hours after drinking the gin, a breathalizer showed the girl's alcohol levels to be almost half that of the legal limit for driving.

Good God. With a parent like DeLoach, it's amazing her own daughter made it to adulthood alive.

Asshat.

18 comments:

Eileen said...

That actually sounds like a few of the parents at my school, kidding, sort of. Seriously, that is really bad, I hope the police take it seriously and send her a clear message and I don't mean send old Granny to Rehab. (cause you can bet she was out at a bar drinking the night away). Poor kid, you just wonder how these kids make it these days. Sad, sad, sad.

Angela said...

My dad gave me some but he waited until I was in my early teens

Litzi said...

Hi Attila,
Joanne DeLoach should have had her mother/grandmother card pulverized in a Cuisinart™ years ago. I hope this 9-year old girl is never left alone with her grandmother again.

Pete said...

you could cry couldn't you at some peoples stupidity

Jennifer McK said...

Ugh!!! I guess I should be grateful for the in laws that won't babysit and my nutty mom who will but for an emotional price!
*shakes head* How scary.
Definitely Asshat of the week.

Myron said...

Damn, talk about me-me-me. Hope she does a bit of time over this. But she'll probably get probation. I mean after all, the only thing she did was endanger a child. It's not like she played footsie in a shit house stall, huh?

Samantha said...

Gin is the most vile substance on Earth. I thought it was rum that was supposed to help you sleep though? That gran is a total moron, hopefully the mother will see sense and not let her anywhere near her again!

Beth said...

That child could have died of alcoholic poisoning.
Here's hoping that was granny's last opportunity to party.

captain corky said...

That's ridiculous and I think I would kill somebody if they did that to my kid. Maybe even if it was my mom.

Hi. I'm Corky by the way.

Brenda said...

I sure as hell hope they locked that partying granny UP!

Ropinator said...

hehe, I have sobrero like that

Dorky Dad said...

Giving a 9-year-old gin is just bad. Clearly pre-teens are supposed to drink beer.

What an asshat.

Paper Fan Club said...

That's truly sad... your last comment was bang on. No doubt they could all use a round or two of family therapy...

Rootietoot said...

I would just give my kids Benadryl. It's cheaper than gin and legal as well.

carmachu said...

Damn thats just so wrong....

Ann(ie) said...

Oh my. What the hell?????

Dorky Dad's comments always crack me up. hehe.

phlegmfatale said...

OMG - that sounds like an episode from that reality show "Whore Island."

That granny needs to spend some time cooling her heels in the slammer. Effing beeyatch.

Philip. said...

Some parents don't deserve children at all!!