John Smeaton – a hero of our time

It seems John Smeaton has become a bit of a cult hero on the web.

Only in Glasgow would a member of the public tackle a man on fire and get a boot in. There’s now numerous sites and videos on the web dedicated to (mostly taking the piss out of) John Smeaton.

I know I shouldn’t, but you’ve got to laugh about the whole affair. I think the terrorists must have been been watching too much A-Team, for it’s only in The A-Team that you can drive a Jeep full of propane into a building and cause a dramatic explosion. Surely everyone knows cars don’t necessarily explode when they’re set on fire, except on TV.
John Smeaton on YouTube

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