Overprotective Dad Who Threatens to Beat Up Daughter's Schoolmates With a Chain Makes Me Swoon

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There is something primal in me that thrills to this story -- though I'm not proud of it. An overprotective dad reportedly showed up at his daughter's high school threatening to beat up students and staff, swinging a chain, and demanding, "Who's f --ing my daughter?!" The reason for this display of nutismo machismo? According to him, his daughter had begun smoking pot, wasn't listening to him anymore, and he was worried she'd joined a gang.

Swoon. I wonder if this guy is single? I keed, I keed. I'm not into the chain-swinging type. But there's something about a dad fiercely wanting to protect his daughter -- even if he does it in the most craptastically dumb way possible -- that I just love.

After his he-man scene at school, 35-year-old father Michael Canaii was arrested. Look, you can't just have a grown man charging into a high school with a weapon and threatening to beat everyone up because he's worried about his kid. My mind is like, Right! Bad dad! But my uterus is like, Awwww. Sweet.

Maybe it's because I grew up with an absentee father who never showed much interest in protecting me. And if he did, it certainly wouldn't be with a chain. He's a brainy type who went to Ivy League schools. Hey, nothing wrong with rational discourse. But there's some deep-seated part of me that would just once like if a guy beat his chest and came to my rescue. Realistically, I know I'm on my own. And that's the way it should be. But ... but ... can I have Michael as my daddy for one day?

We hear a lot about dads who aren't around or don't care. So at least this one cared. He just has to figure out a more acceptable way of showing it. Or he'll end up in prison and won't be able to show up at all. But he should never lose that fierce love. Sigh.

What do you think of this enraged dad?


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Megan Lee

I get the attraction to someone who wants to protect his children.
But he went there trying to get other KIDS to fight him...He's a 35 y/o man.

nonmember avatar melissa

I love you. Your silly. This made me laugh so much. I am not taking you seriously ..but my uterus is.

dirti... dirtiekittie

i get the lighthearted tone of this article, but a serious question - if he's such a loving and concerned dad, why is he trying to beat up high schoolers instead of talking to his daughter? there's soooo many other, better ways this could have been addressed. of course, those methods wouldn't have ended up in the news... you know, like lots of other normal, every day parents.

tinyp... tinypossum

He was yelling and complaining that his daughter was smoking weed and not listening to him, and he wanted the school to do something about that,” said a law-enforcement source.


 But his only crime — besides alleged criminal possession of a weapon, menacing and pot possession — was caring too much.

This guy isn't a caring father, he's a dumb thug. 

cmjaz cmjaz

People found that the dad MAY be the same dude that was arrested two years ago for busting someones windsheild out because he was mad at them. He may be a psycho

hello... hellokd87

I get what the author is saying. A man's intense care & love for a daughter is completely different than if he would'vehad a son. He probably sees his daughter as innocent and still "his little princess" and obviously at that age peer pressure gets the best of some kids and he felt that she was doing it to either impress a boy or to impress a group of people. He might've reacted a little brash, but it was anything a loving father would do for his daughter.

mommy... mommyredrose23

Yeah, no. This guy sounds like a nutcase and did not handle this situation maturely or tactfully at all. If he's this pissed at some random kids he doesn't even know, how mad is he at his daughter...and just what is he capable of behind closed doors?

Panda86 Panda86

This man is not impressive at all. If he parented right she probably wouldnt be running wild. The apple doesn't fall far from the tree!

Theresa Oaks

I wouldn't mind somebody protecting me like this...for a minute. I know its not rational, and that the way he handled it was completely unacceptable. It would be kind of nice though to have someone step in and say, "I got this babe." I like the idea of having someone fight for me, with no holds barred. Then when I look at it maturely I think of all the ways he should have handled it and how he chose to handle it was completely not cool, but still...

Heath... HeatherJo11

This article is crazy! The dad is obviously a complete wack job, & how that can make anyone swoon, I have no idea. Come on, he showed up at his daughters school with a chain demanding answers for his child's behavioral issues. Wanting to beat people. Seriously. What.The.Hell.

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