Block That Metaphor: Kentucky Derby Edition

Unfortunate headline of the week, courtesy of The Huffington Post’s ‘Living’ section:

Of course, it should be noted that Marcy Blum’s post went up a day before Eight Belles was euthanized following an injury. That doesn’t seem to matter to some HuffPo commenters, who are making comments like, “let’s not forget..public animal murder. ahhhhh, good times!” and “Don’t forget – end it all with breaking the legs of the runner-up and then killing her.”