Multicultural toast

Posted: August 9, 2010 in Crime, Culture, Current events
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Blood toasting is of course a ritual in Mexico involving a person drinking the blood from a murder victim to prevent law enforcement from being able to find and prosecute them. Ah, nothing like the old Mexican blood ritual, raising the glass of red liquid and proclaiming, This is my secret,  before letting it coat your throat with its magical powers. Hey,  the ritual makes sense if it really works.  I mean I’d certainly try anything not to end up sitting in a Mexican jail or in this case a jail in Tampa, Florida. So there he was, says a witness–“Knife in his right hand, a drinking glass coated in blood in his left hand, a  toast to a victim (who really was toast). Bravo…encore…

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