Everyone Relax: The New York City Hatchet Man assures the public he’s not crazy after incident at McDonalds over the weekend
In case you missed it over the weekend, some a guy now nicknamed The New York City Hatchet Man lost his shit inside a McDonalds after getting into a fight with other customers.
New York City Hatchet Man
So as the video shows, this crazy dude got into a an altercation while in line at the McDonalds and a fist fight broke out. He then stood over a trash can and took a bunch of punches to the head before reaching into his bag and to my surprise, grabbing a hatchet, which he then waived it in peoples faces, broke a bunch of glass, and smashed a few tables, scaring the shit out of everyone inside the McDonalds.
I thought for sure he was going to hatchet someone. I could barely watch but at the same time, couldn’t take my eyes off the video.
Thankfully, that didn’t happen and he ended up leaving the McDonalds. All things considered, no one was really harmed besides from the fists that were thrown at the start of the video.
Luckily for everyone else who probably thought that the hatchet man was a complete psychopath, it turns out that he’s not.
The New York Post caught up with the guy and straight up asked him if he was a lunatic and he assured everyone that he’s “not unhinged” or a “loose cannon”.
“I’m not a loose canon,” Palacios insisted. “I don’t think just because I’m angry and going through some s–t, I’m going to hurt other people. … People are saying, ‘Oh, these guys are lucky.’ It had nothing to do with luck.
Listen, I’ll be honest. I love what the hatchet guy is saying here.
He was angry and just smashed a bunch of shit with a hatchet. Those people in the McDonalds weren’t lucky. He’s right about that. If he wanted to chop them up he easily could have but he showed incredible restraint by just scaring people to death instead.
“So, 10 years ago, somebody got hit with a hammer. Today, somebody hit a table with a f–king hatchet. I think things are getting better, if you ask me.”
Not sure who got hit with a hammer 10 years ago but I would think that’s better than getting chopped with a hatchet, no? Still, he really hammers (pun intended) the point that all he did was smash some tables so it’s hard to go against this dude.
“Think about it. If you only think that the thing you can protect yourself with is a gun, we’re all going to go to f–king jail,” he said. “With a hatchet, I have my options — throw it or just smash a f–king table. With a gun, all you do is shoot.
A hatchet definitely provides more options. He’s right yet again. You can smash things (he did), wave it around (he did), and threaten people with it (he did). The list goes on and on.
You know what he didn’t do? Shoot someone with a fucking gun.
That’s right. With a gun, all you do is shoot, shoot, and shoot.
“I showed composure. People just see blankness, but I was thinking,” Palacios said. “I was processing. You ever download a program and the Apple sign spins? That was me processing.”
“Nobody trains for this,” he said. “The average person doesn’t train to fight off three people. I’m just lucky, I guess, that I drink enough water, and I do enough pushups to fend off three young adults. I’m just a regular guy. No military training.”
Apple reference. Nice. Always smart to mix in big tech while you’re trying to defend yourself from the “unhinged” label. Still, I’m having a hard time disagreeing with our hatchet guy. He drinks water and does enough pushups to defend himself. I can honestly get behind that.
Look, if you’re going to be a fake tough guy and just start fighting people inside a McDonalds on any random day, then you should always be prepared for the worst. I understand the hatchet guy’s point in saying that these days, typically the ones who bring a hatchet to a gun fight end up dead.
The hatchet guy is actually lucky that the other crew didn’t have guns or he’d be dead. Regardless, the point still stands, if you’re fighting in public over a Big Mac then you’re a moron. Unhinged? Maybe not.
Hopefully those kids learned a valuable lesson and in the end, no one got hurt except the McDonalds, which lost a few tables and probably a few customers which will avoid stopping in the future.