Curt Schilling on Twitter: ‘How About I Just Knock You Out?’
At the risk of being redundant, it’s not been the best of times in Rhode Island lately. The state is debating what to do about the $90 million or so it owes creditors as a result of the collapse of Curt Schilling’s video game company, 38 Studios. Governor Lincoln Chafee has penciled $2.5 million into the next state budget to begin the payments, but with some lawmakers balking, Moody’s is threatening to downgrade the state’s credit rating. That would be very bad. This has some folks down there on edge, particularly a couple of guys on Twitter named Jon and Sam Stenning. In turn, they’ve put Curt Schilling on edge. Observe:
Well, that was civil and enlightening.
For more background—and to help divvy up that blame pie Schilling’s trying to push Chafee’s way—here’s a story on the demise of 38 Studios.