In the annals of Hollywood disorderly conduct, Reese Witherspoon's arrest Friday in Atlanta doesn't come near the anti-Semitic abuse that Mel Gibson showered on law enforcement when he was stopped for driving under the influence in 2006.
Still, Witherspoon's protestations when her husband, talent agent James Toth, was pulled over for erratic driving and was performing a field sobriety test confirms some of the worst stereotypes about people of privilege.
Don't Toth and Witherspoon know that in the U.S. in 2010 (the last year for which data is available), more than 10,000 people died in alcohol-impaired driving crashes -- one every 51 minutes?
"Do you know my name?" the Atlanta Journal Constitution said Witherspoon told a police officer. When he responded that he did not, she reportedly replied, "You're about to find out who I am."