It’s hard to fathom how expendable some parents find their own children. In 2013, I wrote about a woman who bolted for the parking lot, leaving her 1-year-old behind in a stroller, after she was caught shoplifting. Earlier this year, a Florida woman used her 6-month-old as as a blunt weapon to bludgeon her boyfriend during a domestic squabble.
The latest contender for the “mother of the year” title is a woman who handed her infant daughter to a perfect (and for all she knew imperfect) stranger on a New York City subway so that she could go “fight some b*tch.”
The New York Post reports that the random recipient of the intrusive bundle was 19-year-old Javier Clemente, who not only returned the child to its profligate parent once the altercation ended but provided the woman with a souvenir video of the incident captured on his cellphone.
In the clip, which Clemente subsequently uploaded to Twitter, he proclaims, “Yo, this is her baby!” He trains the camera on the child, who appears unfazed, sucking on a pacifier…