Wyatt Earp
Guy Lochhead, 02/09/10
Notorious Old Western gunfighter, Wyatt Earp is an American folk icon. He was a law officer, farmer, hunter, gambler and miner, and is best known for his participation in gunfights against other cowboys. The image of Wyatt Earp has no doubt been romanticised over time, but his apparent hard-line attitude towards law enforcement, and wilful killing (he claims more deaths than are historically attributed to him) make me want to exclude him. He was a gang-member and a bully, and I don’t want to contribute to glorifying this.

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