Randy "Macho Man" Savage, a larger-than-life personality from professional wrestling's 1980s flying-elbow heyday known for his raspy voice, brash style and the young woman named Miss Elizabeth who often accompanied him, died in a car crash Friday in Florida. He was 58.
Beware, this is a professional wrestling story. And when professional wrestling stories turn up in newspapers, on television and all over the Internet and provide material for the talk shows — as they have lately — something must have gone terribly wrong.
Vince McMahon wallows in sleaze, slime and sludge as chairman of World Wrestling Entertainment, which is about as subtle as a two-by-four being deployed against the cranium.