I think that picture just about says it all. Catch flying bat in one hand, gyroscopically protect beer in other. There’s a pretty good chance he impregnated the woman in front of him during the process, too, because when you’re that badass, nothing can stop you.
You know what else is badass? Tigers. Sure, you can make all the jokes you want about the 2008 team that started off losing way too many games to the Royals or the 2003 team that lost 119 games. The fact of the matter is, Tigers are badass. You want proof? How about a tiger killing a lion. Yeah. You don’t get much more badass than that.
Good journalism, though, means looking at both sides of an argument. I have presented you with my understanding of badass but it’s hard to judge badassness unless you have seen its inverse as well. You know, something that is not badass. For instance, this: