I have tried to like the Busch Brothers. I really have. I too have at times been a little salty, a little hard to get along with, and many times misunderstood. And I have long been a believer that NASCAR needs the guy in the black hat. Some one that people love to hate. But I am tired of making excuses for them and their family, team sponsors and and PR machine around them should be, too.
This time it was Kurt Busch making a complete fool of himself as he waited for an ESPN interview. A cell phone camera caught him throwing a tantrum and cursing at Dr. Jerry Punch (watch it HERE:warning for language in the link). Anyone who has ever been in the garage knows that this is not the first time Busch has acted this way, nor is he the first driver to act that way. But if Kurt didn't want to talk with Dr. Punch, then he should have politely declined the interview and walked away. He didn't because he needs Dr. Punch, ESPN and the rest of the media to spin his own personal PR machine. Kudos to Dr. Punch for walking away and not giving it to him.